Certification 1 - Medication Administration and Health Related Activities
Certification 2 - Administration of medication and feeding tube via G-tube or J-tube
Certification 3 - Insulin Administration

Renewal Certification 1 - Medication Administration and Health Related Activities
Renewal Certification 2 - Administration of Medication and Feeding Tube via G-tube or J-tube
Renewal Certification 3 - Insulin Administration

Before registering for Certification 1, you must complete an Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities Abuser Registry check, an Ohio Department of Health Nurse Registry check, and a Criminal Background check. The links below will help you in this process.

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities Abuser Registry
Ohio Department of Nursing Registry check
Ohio Attorney General – Criminal Background check

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Please read DPI's Class Policies prior to registering for trainings.

Certification 1 — Medication Administration and Health Related Activities
Number of training hours: 14 (two days) Cost: $140
This training covers how to prepare, administer and document procedures when administering prescribed medication. Participants will be able to perform and document various health-related activities. In addition, instructor will explain how the rules and regulations governing administration of medications and performance of health-related activities apply to their care-giving activities. Finally, class participants will learn what action to take when signs and symptoms may indicate a significant health problem or medication side effect.
Certification 2 — Administration of Medication and Feeding Tube via G-tube or J-tube
Number of training hours: 4 hours Cost: $75
Class covers the various kinds of internal feeding tubes and their components, the internal and external placement of internal feeding tubes, the differences between G and J tubes, how to respond to common complications and emergency situations, and the daily maintenance checklist for internal feeding tubes. Participants will demonstrate the techniques for administering formula and medication.
Certification 3 - Insulin Administration
Number of training hours: 4 hours Cost: $75
Insulin class offered by request only. Instructor covers Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus, potential sings, symptoms and treatments of diabetes mellitus, the importance of diet, exercise, and foot care, potential complications of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, the methods for infection control, disposal of sharps and documentation of insulin administration. Participants will demonstrate correct use of a Glucometer.


Renewal Certification 1* - Medication Administration and Health Related Activities
Renewal Certification 2* - Administration of Medication and Feeding Tube via G-tube or J-tube
Renewal Certification 3* — Insulin Administration

*Each renewal class is 2 hours. Skills check will follow the training. Participants, who completed a skills check with their supervisor prior to class, must bring appropriate documentation for the nurse instructor. All renewal classes are $45 per training.