Assisting with Medication

Assisting with Medication

In this course, you will learn about how home health aides are able to assist their clients with medications. Additionally, you will learn about side effects, interactions and safely storing medication.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 7
  • Number of tests: 3
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 247
What you will learn
  • Describe how caregivers are able to help their client with medications
  • Describe the caregiver scope of practice with medications
  • Describe the five “rights”
  • Outline how to help clients with self-administration
  • Describe how to look for side effects and interactions
  • Describe how medication can be safely stored
  • Outline how to deal with medication misuse and abuse

Lessons

    • Introduction to Assisting with MedicationIntroduction to Assisting with Medication
    • 3 mins
    • Medication GuidelinesMedication Guidelines
    • 7 mins
    • The Five “Rights”The Five “Rights”
    • 10 mins
    • Assisting with Self-AdministrationAssisting with Self-Administration
    • 4 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 2 mins
    • Side Effects and InteractionsSide Effects and Interactions
    • 8 mins
    • Medication StorageMedication Storage
    • 4 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 3 mins
    • Medication Misuse and AbuseMedication Misuse and Abuse
    • 6 mins
    • Exam - Assisting with Medication Exam - Assisting with Medication
    • 15 mins

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