Assisting with Medication


 Self Paced Self Paced    

Assisting with Medication, Self Paced

14 hours |  Entry Level | Included eBook |  Leads to Certification

Purpose

Preparation for Certification Exam

Description

This course introduces concepts related to Assisting with Medications for Unlicensed Assisted Personnel. Upon completion of the course, students will know the legal requirements for assistance with medications, be able to identify safety factors involved, and know responsibilities and restrictions when assisting with medications. The course materials provide knowledge and practice of basic skills competencies required for Unlicensed Assisted Personnel certification in Idaho.

Audience

Individuals wishing to obtain certification as Unlicensed Assisted Personnel for the purposes of assisting with medication administration in designated residential care settings. The course is also required for Certified Family Home providers.

Objectives
  • Explain the role of unlicensed assistive personnel in assistance with medications
  • Describe legal considerations in assistance with medication
  • Explain safety measures related to assisting with medications
  • Apply basic knowledge of medications
  • Determine procedures for proper care with medications
  • Analyze the role of reports and records in assistance with medications
  • Explain common problem-solving techniques used when assisting with medications

Instructor Led Instructor Led

Assisting with Medication, Instructor Led

18 hours |  Entry Level | eBook Available |  Leads to Certification

Purpose

Preparation for Certification Exam

Description

This course introduces concepts related to Assisting with Medications for Unlicensed Assisted Personnel. Upon completion of the course, students will know the legal requirements for assistance with medications, be able to identify safety factors involved, and know responsibilities and restrictions when assisting with medications. The course materials provide knowledge and practice of basic skills competencies required for Unlicensed Assisted Personnel certification in Idaho.

Audience

Individuals wishing to obtain certification as Unlicensed Assisted Personnel for the purposes of assisting with medication administration in designated residential care settings. The course is also required for Certified Family Home providers.

Objectives
  • Explain the role of unlicensed assistive personnel in assistance with medications
  • Describe legal considerations in assistance with medication
  • Explain safety measures related to assisting with medications
  • Apply basic knowledge of medications
  • Determine procedures for proper care with medications
  • Analyze the role of reports and records in assistance with medications
  • Explain common problem-solving techniques used when assisting with medications