Cueing and Coaching: Medication Assistance for Senior Care Workers
When asked about their preference for housing, most seniors will respond that they’d like to remain in their homes. Unfortunately, that isn’t always possible so assisted living facilities become an option for helping people cope with their declining abilities.
In this course you will learn the responsibilities involved with becoming a caregiver and how to cue, coach and assist residents with the self-administration of medicine.
- Understand what is meant by assistance
- Recognize the various "routes" of medication
- Know what to look for on a prescription or pharmacy label
- Understand how medication is packaged
- Know how to properly store medication
- Know what information to include in medication records
Credit Hours: 1.0
Course Author: Nancy Grimm, RN, Esq.
We understand that human service professionals have hectic and often-unpredictable schedules, and cannot always be available to join a training program hosted during the day. For this reason, we've created a training system that conforms to the individual schedules and needs of our users. Even if you can only devote short periods of time to training, our courses can be stopped and started at any time, allowing for a truly unique, user-driven experience.
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