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DCF Medication Administration Certification Training Directions

The Medication Administration Training Program has been developed in accordance with State of Connecticut General Statutes 370 Section 20-14h – j, and DCF regulation 17a-6(g)-12-16, to provide training for medically-unlicensed persons to safely administer medications to children in DCF operated and licensed child care facilities and extended day treatment programs.

The DCF Medication Administration Certification Program is available ONLY to DCF licensed programs and their employees.

Endorsed Instructor training request
DCF Orientation Request for New Program Nurses Nurse/Supervisor’s Guide to DCF Medication Administration Program    

Basic Medication Administration Training

  1. Training recommendation: Per DCF regulations only program director/designee can recommend an employee for the DCF med admin certification. Please click on the link to recommend your employee.
  2. The DCF Medication Administration Online training.
  3. Skills verification: The practicum quiz must be proctored and verification form must be submitted to DCF Med Admin Program by the DCF EI who provided the practicum.  
  4. Facility Internship:
    • DCF-2276 - Medication Administration Program Facility Internship Objectives & Criteria
    • DCF-2275 - Medication Administration Program Procedure Checklist
    • DCF-2273 - Medication Administration Program Internship Verification Form (this is the only internship related form that must be faxed/emailed to the DCF Med Admin Program)

The DCF Medication Administration Re-certification

  1. Training recommendation: Per DCF regulations only program director/designee can recommend an employee for the DCF med admin certification. Please click on the link to recommend your employee.
  2. DCF re-certification training
  3. Re-certification request

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Review quizzes:

Quiz Unit 1   Quiz Unit 2  Quiz Unit 3
Quiz Unit 4  Quiz Unit 5  Quiz Unit 6
Quiz Unit 7  Quiz Unit 8  Quiz Unit 9
Quiz Unit 10    


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Questions? Please contact:

Grace Pieta, RN, BS
Nurse Clinical Instructor
Department of Children and Families
505 Hudson St
Hartford, CT 06106
Office: 860-550-6450
Cell: 860-538-3508
grace.pieta@ct.gov

Catherine Benni, RN 
Clinical Nurse Coordinator 
Department of Children and Families
505 Hudson St
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel: 860-930-1480
catherine.benni@ct.gov