Older adults take an average of eight medications a day. Because of the number of drugs they take daily, the elderly are at greater risk for medication errors and problems. This program teaches safe practices of medication management including administering and storing various types of medications as well as the warning signs of improper use.
Upon completion of this training, you will:
- Learn the warning signs of improper medication use
- Have an understanding of how aging changes the way the body responds to medications
- Be knowledgeable about safe practices for assisting or administering medications
- Understand proper medication storage
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