QMAP Online Course


 

Legal issues. Difference between Monitoring, Administering and Client self-administration of medications. 7“R” of medication administrations. Client/Resident’s rights to refuse medications.

 

1 – Legal Issues:

        1.1 – Legal Issues;

1.2  – Difference between Monitoring, Administering and Client self-administration of medications;

1.3 – The seven rights of medication administration;

1.4 – The 4 “routes” of giving medications;

1.5 – Client/Resident’s rights to refuse medications;

1.6 – Guidelines for communicating with the cognitively impaired client;

1.7 – Abuse and neglect;

1.8- Test 1 (What did you learn?);

2 – Uses and forms of drugs. Controlled substances (narcotics). Desired or Therapeutic effect. The difference between side effects and adverse reactions:

        2.1 – Uses and form of drugs;

        2.2 – Prescription and over the counter drugs (OTC);

        2.3 – Different types of medications;

        2.4 – Therapeutic effect;

        2.5 – Medication Classification;

        2.6 – Test 2. (What did you learn?);

3 – Medication orders. Metric system. Measuring devices. Conversion table. The QMAP’s role in starting, changing or stopping medication orders. Translating physician’s orders. Common medical abbreviations translated into everyday terms:

        3.1 – Common Abbreviations;

        3.2 – Definition of an Order;

        3.3 – Components of a Complete Order;

        3.4 – Metric system;

        3.5 – The QMAP’s role in starting, changing or stopping medication orders;

        3.6 – Test 3 (What did you learn?);

4 – Documenting Medications (MAR):

        4.1 – Medication Administration Record (MAR);

        4.2 – The rules for documenting medications;

        4.3 – Transcription of Orders onto MAR;

        4.4 – Documenting on the Medication Administration Record (MAR);

        4.5 – Prescription Medication Label;

        4.6 – The difference between the expiration date and the refill through date;

        4.7 – Summary;

        4.8 – Test 4 (What did you learn?);

5 – Medications remainder boxes (MRB):

        5.1 – Medications remainder boxes (MRB);

        5.2 – The steps needed to fill the MRB accurately and safely according to written physician orders;

        5.3 – MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION REGULATIONS;

6 – Medication administration:

        6.1 – Medication administration procedures;

        6.2 – Medication Administration and Client’s Rights – Importance and Examples;

        6.3 – Medication Education and USE OF MEDICATION REFERENCES;

        6.4 – Preparing for Safe Medication Administration;

        6.5 – Important Infection Control Concepts during Administration of Medication;

        6.6 – Proper Hand Washing;

        6.7 – Gloves;

        6.8 – Additional safety procedures before administration of medications;

        6.9 – Unique Situations to do prior to Administration of Medications;

        6.10 – Steps and procedures for the different routes of Medication Administration(Oral);

        6.11 – Steps and procedures for the different routes of Medication Administration (Applications);

        6.12 – Steps and procedures for the different routes of Medication Administration (Inhalation);

        6.13 – Steps and procedures for the different routes of Medication Administration(Insertion);

        6.14 – Steps needed after medication administration is completed, Disposal of unused medication or expired medication;

        6.15- Test 6 (What did you learn?);

7 – Medication errors:

        7.1 – Medication errors;

        7.2 – Storage requirements for medications kept in labeled containers or medication reminder boxes;

8 – Guidelines for Completing the Demonstration of Competency Basic and Intermediate Skills Checklist;

 

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