Category: nurses

Medication Administration Tech (MAT) Refresher – 2 CEUs

At end of this course, the student will understand: 1. Reading and interpreting medication labels and understanding physician’s orders 2. The 5 rights of medication assistance 3. Assisting with medications (Oral, Topical & Drops) 4. Assisting with prefilled insulin and insulin pens 5. Assisting with Glucometers 6. Assisting with nebulizers 7. Assisting with oxygen and …

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Assistance with Self-Medications Part 1 – 4 CEUs

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), and Medical Assistant, are permitted to assist with medications in the home setting and in Assisted Living Facilities. It is a huge responsibility, and there are specific laws to address these positions. This course will teach you how to apply basic principles for assisting clients who manage their own medications; observe …

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Assistance with Self-Medications Part 2 – 3 CEUs

At end of this course, the student will understand: • Facility infection control requirements • Allowance of, “stock supply,” and what it is • New training hour requirements • Additional med tech duties allowed under Florida Statute 429.256 and FAC 58A-5.0185 including: • Assisting with prefilled insulin and insulin pens • Assisting with Glucometers • …

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Storage and Disposal of Medications – 2 CEUs

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to: 1. Describe the current environmental concerns surrounding improper medication disposal and storage. 2. Relate how improper medication disposal is correlated to prescription drug abuse. 3. Review current options available to store and dispose of unused medications. 4. Identify current legal considerations regarding …

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Mental Health Issues Common to Veterans and Their Families – 2 CEUs

The effects of deployment to military combat on the individual and the family system are wide-reaching and can be severe. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, there were more than 3.5 million current military personnel and almost 24 million veterans in 2018. The Army has the largest number of active-duty members, followed by the …

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Medication Cart Audits – 2 CEUs

After taking this course, you will better understand: • Resident population • Safety and common medication errors • Privacy, dignity and resident rights • State survey and associated F-tags • Error rate calculation for med pass • Med pass observation: facility goals and approach • Preparation for med pass and controlled • Substance management

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorder Training – Part 2 – 2 CEUs

The purpose of this program is to prepare the learner to effectively and safely work with cognitively impaired residents and understand the importance of behavior management. Alzheimer’s disease, and related disorders, are grouped by the general term “dementia” in these courses. Alzheimer’s is a progressive, devastating disease that starts slowly, and progresses over time to …

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorder Training – Part 1 – 2 CEUs

The purpose of this program is to prepare the learner to effectively and safely work with cognitively impaired residents and understand the importance of behavior management. Alzheimer’s disease, and related disorders, are grouped by the general term “dementia” in these courses. Alzheimer’s is a progressive, devastating disease that starts slowly, and progresses over time to …

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Surviving Alzheimer’s – 2 CEUs

Knowledge is power in the fight against memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s and other dementias don’t just strike a person’s brain; they strike his or her whole support network. We now know the brain changes can start two or more decades before your friends’ first notice you are repeating comments and have trouble balancing …

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Nutrition, Food Handling and Sanitation – 2 CEUs

The daily food intake or meal plan is a guide for each resident to determine what food and how much should be consumed each day; and because you are a direct care staff person involved in helping residents with their daily activities, you will have a big impact on the residents’ health through their diets. …

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