Section 1: Introduction A. About this Course B. Objectives Section 2: General Information A. Assessing Inmate Robert B. Why Have a Course in Medication Administration? C. What do I need to Know about Medication Administrations? D. The Medication Process as a Teaching Tool E. The Best Possible Health F. Let’s Review Section 3: Staff Responsibility A. Your Responsibility B. Who Does What? C. The Nurse’s Role D. The Medication Cycle: A Four-Stage Process E. The Medication Cycle: A Contributory Process F. Know and Observe Effects of Medication Administration G. Observation H. Senses I. “Normal” Appearance J. Prescription/Non-prescription Medication K. Administering Prescription/Non-Prescription Medication L. Proper Storage and Handling of Medication in the Correctional Facility M. Medication Verification N. References and Sources of Information to Verify Medication O. Let’s Review P. Summary Section 4: Adhering to Laws and Facility Policies A. Adhering to Laws and Facility Policies B. Federal and State Law C. Major Features of the Fede3ral Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention D. State Law E. Food and Drug Act F. Assessing Inmate Mary G. Summary Section 5: Medication Knowledge A. Assessing Inmate Toby B. The 6 R’s C. Right Individual D. Right Dose: Different Strength E. Right Dose: Different Packaging F. Right Time G. Right Route H. Right Medication I. Right Documentation J. Abbreviations K. Administering Injections L. Let’s Practice M. Assessing Inmate Joseph N. Summary Section 6: Effects of Medication A. Medication Pathways: Process & Effects B. Medication Pathways: Illustrative Understanding C. Assessing Inmate Susan D. Factors Which Influence Medication Response E. Three Broad Effects of Medication: Desired Effects F. Three Broad Effects of Medication: Side Effects G. Three Broad Effects of Medication: No Effects H. Medications Interactions: Potentiation I. Medication Interactions: Antagonism and Unique Effect J. Let’s Practice K. Medication Names L. Medication Observation M. Common Medications N. Let’s Practice O. Summary Section 7: Summary
Ms. Marsh is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant who consults with attorney clients on cases involving medical malpractice, personal injury, toxic tort, products liabiltiy and workman's compensation cases. She was the Medical Director at Dakota Women's Correctional and Rehab Center, New England, ND. Disclosure: DeeAnn S. Marsh, RN, CCN/M, CLNC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.