Assisting with Medication Self-Administration: Part 1
Objectives: Define the meaning of medication and identify different types of medications. Differentiate routes of medication. Identify appropriate methods of storing and handling medications. Explain prescription label components and instructions.
Description: This class prepares participants to assist clients with self-administered medications. Caregivers will learn the different types of medication and routes of delivery. They will also learn the appropriate means of storing and handling medications, and how to read prescription labels.