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Medication Self-Administration Program Objectives (02:11)

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Part One will review assisted living facility (ALF) standards for unlicensed staff assisting residents with medication self-administration. Part Two demonstrates the proper technique for unlicensed staff to assist residents with medication self-administration. Hear skills that students will learn from this video.

Medication Self-Administration Legal Requirements (02:43)

Hear legal criteria required for properly trained, unlicensed staff members to assist in medication self-administration.

Medication Self-Administration Assistance Procedure (02:17)

Hear a step by step procedure for unlicensed, trained staff members in assisting residents with self-administration of medication, including: interpreting label instructions, documenting observed consumption, and opening medication packaging,

Reading a Medication Label (02:42)

Identify the resident's name, healthcare provider name, medication name and strength, dose, prescription date and refill number, pharmacy name, expiration date, discard date, and special instructions. Write any changes on the medication observation record. Finish old bottles before starting new ones.

Medication Observation Record (01:20)

The medical observation record is a 31 day chart used to record medications taken by the resident with assistance. View MOR sections.

PRN Medication Self-Administration Assistance (01:36)

A PRN medication is ordered to take as needed, and contains parameters preventing independent judgement of unlicensed staff members. View MOR documentation guidelines.

Medication Self-Administration Reporting (01:50)

Unlicensed staff members should report the following: if the resident refuses or cannot take their medication; if they vomit within 20 minutes of taking medication; if there is a change in behavior; or if they take un-prescribed medications. Assistance does not include giving injections, or giving un-prescribed medications.

Medication Administration and Safety (05:49)

Learn the nine "rights" of medication administration and view a demonstration of each.

Medication Errors (02:37)

Hear common types of medication administration errors and learn ways to prevent them when assisting residents with self-administration. View unlicensed staff member duties when assisting a resident with medication self-administration.

Oral Medication Self-Administration Methods and Equipment (02:30)

Mrs. Williams lives alone, but needs medication administration assistance. Learn types of oral medications and methods of administration, and the equipment needed.

Oral Medication Self-Administration Procedure (03:37)

View a step-by-step demonstration of an unlicensed staff member assisting a resident to self-administer their oral medication. Unlicensed staff members may cut pills in half but they must be crushed by a nurse. Residents should not chew pills unless approved by a healthcare provider.

Topical Medication Self-Administration Procedure (03:40)

View a step-by-step demonstration of an unlicensed staff member assisting a resident to self-administer their topical medication. View equipment needed.

Transdermal Medication Self-Administration Procedure (02:23)

View a step-by-step demonstration of an unlicensed staff member assisting a resident to self-administer their transdermal medication. View equipment needed.

Nasal Medication Self-Administration Procedure (01:59)

View a step-by-step demonstration of an unlicensed staff member assisting a resident to self-administer their nasal medication. View equipment needed.

Ear Medication Self-Administration Procedure (02:30)

View a step-by-step demonstration of an unlicensed staff member assisting a resident to self-administer their ear medication. View equipment needed.

Eye Medication Self-Administration Procedure (02:31)

View a step-by-step demonstration of an unlicensed staff member assisting a resident to self-administer their eye medication. View equipment needed.

Common Medication Side Effects (01:37)

View a list of medication side effects that residents may experience. Report them to a staff nurse or healthcare provider immediately.

Credits: Assisting the Patient with Self-Administration of Medication (ALF) (00:37)

Credits: Assisting the Patient with Self-Administration of Medication (ALF)

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Assisting the Patient with Self-Administration of Medication (ALF)


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The goal of this program is to promote safe drug administration by medical personnel, as well as by the layperson. Part I covers information related to factors that impact the occurrence of medication errors, methods of prevention, and educational guidelines. Part II reviews basic information for assisting patients with self administration of oral, topical, transdermal, nasal, ear, and eye medications.

Length: 46 minutes

Item#: FMK93659

Copyright date: ©2015

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