Course Code: REL-IDD-0-MMGMT2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2020
Name the Five Rights of Medication Administration and how to use them.
Identify common forms of medications and how to administer them correctly.
List the steps that should be taken during every medication administration to prepare the area, to administer the medication, and to finish the job.
Section 1: Introduction A. About this Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Preparing to Administer Medications A. Your Role B. The Five Rights of Medication Management C. Right Person D. Right Medication E. Right Dose F. Right Time G. Before or After Meals H. Right Route I. Five Rights Review J. Medication Storage K. Special Instructions L. Self-Administration of Medications Section 3: Medication Administration A. Basic Preparation and Checks B. Triple-Check Medications C. Oral Medication (Solids) D. Oral medications (Liquids) E. Ear Drops F. Eye Drops and Eye Ointments G. Metered-Dose Inhalers (MDI) H. Topical Medications (Creams and Ointments) I. Nasal Sprays J. Transdermal Medications (Patches) K. Routes of Administration Requiring Privacy L. PRN Medications M. Administering PRN Medications N. Section Summary Section 4: Conclusion A. Summary B. Congratulations C. Put Into Practice
Robin Correll, PhD, MSN
Robin Correll is a registered nurse with over 15 years of experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Dr. Correll received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing Degree in Nursing in 1994 from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She graduated with a Masters of Science in Nursing in 1999 from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Correll received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama in 2012. Dr. Correll has a wide variety of clinical experience and has worked in acute care, long-term care, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and behavioral health. Dr. Correll has been with RHA Health Services, Inc. since 1999 and currently serves as the Vice President of Nursing Services. Dr. Correll oversees nursing and clinical services in North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee.
Disclosure: Robin Correll, PhD, MSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: entry, intermediate, and advanced level Direct Support Professionals; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
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