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MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION 8 HR 

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PURPOSE

The purpose of this course is to provide training regarding procedures for accurate medication administration, Safe storage, handling, and disposal of medications, comprehensive understanding of and compliance with medication instructions on a prescription label, a health care practitioner’s order, and proper completion of a MAR form, review of the medical indications and purposes for commonly used medications, their common side effects, and symptoms of adverse reactions, the proper administration of oral, transdermal, ophthalmic, otic, rectal, inhaled and topical medications, safety and sanitation practices while administering medication, medication administration documentation and record-keeping requirements, medical errors and medical error reporting, determinations of need for medication administration assistance and informed consent requirements, procedural arrangements for clients who require medication offsite and validation requirements. The course also reviews rules regarding over-the-counter and sample prescription medications, knowledge with the standards applying to the use of medications as chemical restraints, knowledge of the conditions warranting the services of a licensed pharmacist and nursing consultant, and documentation standards, knowledge of methods to correct deficiencies in medication practices.

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of the course the participants will be able to:

1. Discuss compliance with medication instructions on a prescription label, a health care practitioner’s order, and proper completion of a MAR form

2. Describe the seven Rights of medication administration

3. Describe Safe storage, handling, and disposal of medications

4. Describe infection control principles related to medication administration.

5. Describe several route procedures.

6. Describe age related route and form considerations.

7. Describe the medical indications and purposes for commonly used medications, their common side effects, and symptoms of adverse reactions

8. Describe the components of a complete Medication label.

9. Describe the proper administration of oral, transdermal, ophthalmic, otic, rectal, inhaled and topical medications

10. Discuss safety and sanitation practices while administering medications

11. Define the meaning of acceptable abbreviations.

12. Summarize the use, side effects, adverse reactions, contraindications and implications of common medication classifications.

13. Describe medication administration documentation and record-keeping requirements, medical errors and medical error reporting.

14. Discuss rules regarding over-the-counter and sample prescription medications,

15. Describe the standards applying to the use of medications as chemical restraints,

16. Describe documentation standards

17. Discuss methods to correct deficiencies in medication practices.

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