Assisting with Medication Self-Administration (Part 1)

Assisting with Medication Self-Administration (Part 1)

Assisting with Medication Self-Administration Part 1 is a foundational course designed for caregivers who provide support to individuals requiring assistance with their medications. This course will focus on the essential knowledge and skills necessary for caregivers to safely and effectively help individuals with self-medication management. Topics covered will include understanding medication types, routes of administration, proper storage, and documentation, as well as recognizing and reporting potential side effects and adverse reactions.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 8
  • Number of tests: 3
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 84
What you will learn
  • Learn about various routes of administration
  • The five rights of medication administration
  • Proper medication storage and handling
  • Accurate documentation of medication administration
  • Recognizing and reporting potential side effects and adverse reactions
  • Importance of medication adherence and compliance
  • Appropriate communication with healthcare professionals regarding medications

Lessons

    • How to Assist with Self-Medication AdministrationHow to Assist with Self-Medication Administration
    • 6 mins
    • Five Rights of Medication AdministrationFive Rights of Medication Administration
    • 5 mins
    • Types of MedicationsTypes of Medications
    • 5 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Routes of Medication AdministrationRoutes of Medication Administration
    • 6 mins
    • Proper Medication Storage and HandlingProper Medication Storage and Handling
    • 5 mins
    • Documenting Medication AdministrationDocumenting Medication Administration
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Identifying and Reporting Side Effects and Adverse ReactionsIdentifying and Reporting Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
    • 5 mins
    • Medication Adherence and ComplianceMedication Adherence and Compliance
    • 3 mins
    • Exam- Assisting with Self-Medication (Part 1) Exam- Assisting with Self-Medication (Part 1)
    • 15 mins

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