Medication Management Part 2: Understanding Medications

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Before you administer medications, you should understand basic medication concepts and terminology. This can help you be sure you are following orders and administering medication correctly. It can also help you identify possible problems.

This course will provide an overview of medications. You will learn about medication names, common forms, and routes of administration. You will also learn about medication effects, side effects, and interactions. Finally, you will learn about common types of medications and their use.

The goal of this course is to provide direct support professionals in IDD service settings with an introduction to medication concepts and terminology.

This course is Part 2 of a 4-part series on Medication Management. To learn how to administer medications, you must take all four courses. This series of courses does NOT certify you to administer medications. It is designed to prepare you for your agency’s certification process.



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Course Description

Before you administer medications, you should understand basic medication concepts and terminology. This can help you be sure you are following orders and administering medication correctly. It can also help you identify possible problems.

This course will provide an overview of medications. You will learn about medication names, common forms, and routes of administration. You will also learn about medication effects, side effects, and interactions. Finally, you will learn about common types of medications and their use.

The goal of this course is to provide direct support professionals in IDD service settings with an introduction to medication concepts and terminology.

This course is Part 2 of a 4-part series on Medication Management. To learn how to administer medications, you must take all four courses. This series of courses does NOT certify you to administer medications. It is designed to prepare you for your agency’s certification process.



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