Nursing: Medication Management & Risk Reduction in Assisted Living

22.95
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Elective
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About the Course


Audience: 
This program is designedto provide skilled nurses with additional knowledge and tools to better managetheir residents’ medications, thus reducing risks that can cause adverseincidents in assisted-living communities.

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describethe basics, as well as the regulatory structure, of assisted living.
  2. Citewhere to access information regarding regulations and different levels of carewithin the learner’s state.
  3. Summarizethe role of unlicensed assistive personnel in the community.
  4. Incorporatethe tools reviewed in this course in order to provide meaningful education andtraining for all staff, as well as establish a comprehensive medicationmanagement plan for the community.
  5. Assessand design a medication management plan that meets the individual needs of theresidents they serve.
  6. Identifythe qualities of polypharmacy and adverse side effects, as well as which eventsto report.
  7. Developa risk-reduction plan that will reduce improper medication use.

 

About the Author

Stephani Hunt, MSN, RN,WCC, OMS, ONC


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Medication Management & Risk Reduction in Assisted Living - N19041

22.95

About the Course


Audience: 
This program is designedto provide skilled nurses with additional knowledge and tools to better managetheir residents’ medications, thus reducing risks that can cause adverseincidents in assisted-living communities.

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describethe basics, as well as the regulatory structure, of assisted living.
  2. Citewhere to access information regarding regulations and different levels of carewithin the learner’s state.
  3. Summarizethe role of unlicensed assistive personnel in the community.
  4. Incorporatethe tools reviewed in this course in order to provide meaningful education andtraining for all staff, as well as establish a comprehensive medicationmanagement plan for the community.
  5. Assessand design a medication management plan that meets the individual needs of theresidents they serve.
  6. Identifythe qualities of polypharmacy and adverse side effects, as well as which eventsto report.
  7. Developa risk-reduction plan that will reduce improper medication use.

 

About the Author

Stephani Hunt, MSN, RN,WCC, OMS, ONC