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How to Assist With Medications
This program teaches unlicensed home care personnel how to assist with medications and remain within their scope of practice. Topics include: how aging changes responses to medications, types of adverse reactions and side effects, procedures for assisting with medications, role of the nurse and family caregiver, the 5 Rs, types of medications, medication disposal and storage.
Course Objective

Upon completion of this training, the participant will understand:

• How aging affects response to medications
• Adverse reactions and side effects
• How to assist with medications in ways that are legally correct
• The role of the nurse and family caregiver in relation to
medications
• Types of medications
• Medication disposal and storage

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