Medication Management & Risk Reduction in Assisted Living

$19.00

About the Course


Audience: 
This program is designed to provide skilled nurses with additional knowledge and tools to better manage their residents’ medications, thus reducing risks that can cause adverse incidents in assisted-living communities.

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the basics, as well as the regulatory structure, of assisted living.
  2. Cite where to access information regarding regulations and different levels of care within the learner’s state.
  3. Summarize the role of unlicensed assistive personnel in the community.
  4. Incorporate the tools reviewed in this course in order to provide meaningful education and training for all staff, as well as establish a comprehensive medication management plan for the community.
  5. Assess and design a medication management plan that meets the individual needs of the residents they serve.
  6. Identify the qualities of polypharmacy and adverse side effects, as well as which events to report.
  7. Develop a risk-reduction plan that will reduce improper medication use.

 

About the Author

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


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