TRAIN FOR SUCCESS INC.
1979 E Edgewood Dr. Suite #107
Lakeland, FL 33803
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***Mask required - classes are only meeting in small groups; therefore, it is recommended that you submit your class date as soon as you pay for the course***
Assistance with self-administration of medication course will provide the (CNA) and the Home Health Aid (HHA) or unlicensed personnel with information regarding Legal standards, Medication Interactions, Indication for use, Medication Dosage, Routes and forms of administration, the written Physician’s order, Medication label content, RIGHTS of Medication Administration, Allergies / Anaphylaxis, Medication Errors, Medication classification, Record Keeping, Proper Storage of medications, Proper Disposal of medications, Abbreviations and meaning, Infection Control, Self-Administration procedures and so much more.
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.