Medication And The Resident With Dementia

This course covers medication in dementia care and is designed for nurses working in a home care or nursing home environment who are responsible for administering medication. This training courses gives you an overview of following pre-check guidelines, administering medication through delegation and supervision and ordering from a pharmacy. This course is supplementary aid, and should complement other training that you have previously undertaken abd your organisation's medication policy.

Course Access : Lifetime
30*
* Inclusive of all taxes
Course Access : Lifetime
Certification : Yes
Instructors : 1
Videos : 22
Test : 4
Languages : French
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<!--StartFragment-->This course covers medication in dementia care. This course will teach you how to safely administer prescribed medication to residents and how to respond to the Resident who may refuse essential medication and look at alternative methods that can make pills, tablets and capsules easier to accept and digest. This course is supplementary aid, and should complement other training that you have previously undertaken AND your organisation's medication policy. By the end of this course, as the Nurse administering medication you would be able to: Follow the pre-check guidelines for medication Administer medication using delegation and supervision when required Make a monthly order from a pharmacy Respond appropriately to a resident who refuses to take their medication Administer their medication in an alternative way Make an informed decision about withholding medication. Course covers: Medication Round Guidelines Issues With Giving Medication Making a Monthly Order Responding Appropriately to Residents with Dementia who Refuse Medication Administering Medication with Food Withholding Medication Devices: PC, Mac, Tablet, Smartphone Online Course: Approximately 30 minutes<!--EndFragment-->
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