Employee Wellness - Safe Use of Prescription Medications: Part 1

Employee Wellness - Safe Use of Prescription Medications: Part 1 

Medical conditions and illnesses often are treated with prescription medications. For successful treatment and your safety it is imperative that you learn key factors about your prescribed drugs. This course will help you locate and interpret the instructions given to you with a prescription medication, including how much and how long you should take it and any potential side effects or complications.

$19.95

Hours: 0.25
REL-ALL-0-SUPD-V2

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals

0.25 HOURS


This activity is approved for 0.25 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ALL-0-SUPD-V2
Hours: 0.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Identify key components of prescription instructions.
Describe the rationale for completing a prescribed amount of antibiotics.
Recognize where to find details of possible side effects or complications.
Locate appropriate medication disposal information.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. Learning Objectives Section 2: Proper use of Prescription Medications Section 3: Conclusion A. Summary B. Congratulations! C. Course Contributor D. Resources E. References

Instructor: Faith Williams, RN, BS in HCA
Faith is a registered nurse and earned a BS in Health Care Administration at St. Leo College in St. Leo, Florida. She has an extensive background in home health education, nursing and healthcare administration. Subsequent to the years in home health, she has worked for companies who provide on-line education to healthcare providers and workers in the acute and subacute markets. She has authored various education programs and procedure manuals, as well as presented to and educated both clinical staff and the general public. Disclosure: Faith Williams, RN, BS in HCA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level General Staff; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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