DISCLOSURES 
For Activity Participants to review prior to start of this course.
 
Approval Statement
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Florida Board of Nursing, an accredited approver by CE Brokers.
FBN: # 50-12820
 
Activity Purpose and/or Learning Outcomes The learner will be able to identify the five “rights” of medication administration.  The participant will be able to identify three ways clients can be helped to safely self-administer medications.  The learner will be able to recognize the need to clarify “as needed” prescription orders.  The learner will be able to complete a medication observation record (MOR).  The learner will be able to understand how to “centrally store” medications in an ALF.  The learner will be able to understand storage requirements for over-the-counter medications in an ALF.  The learner will be able to store and reuse “discontinued medications.”  The learner will be able to dispose of medications properly.  The learner will be able to arrange for resident’s medications when a resident is away from the facility.  The learner will be able to reorder medications in a timely manner  The learner will be able to understand what “assistance” with medication includes and does not include.  The learner will be able to provide assistance with oral dosage forms of medications.  The learner will be able to measure liquids, break scored tablets, and understand under what circumstances tablets may be crushed.  The learner will be able to provide assistance with topical dosage forms, including eye and ear drops, nose drops and sprays and inhalers.  The learner will know what to do if a resident needs assistance.  The learner will be able to list one (1) factor that can contribute to medication errors.  The learner will have successfully completed this course upon receiving a end-of-course passing quiz score of 75% or higher  At the end of this course, and upon successful completion, the learner will achieve one (1) contact hour towards continuing credits and/or renewal of license.  The learner will be awarded a certificate of attendance, upon successful completion.  The learner will be afforded the opportunity to evaluate the course, via an evaluation form.  Successful Completion of this Continuing Nursing Education Activity In order to successfully complete this activity and receive full contact-hour(s) credit for this CNE activity, you must: Enter your healthcare license number in the "License # section," so that your CE contact hours can be reported to the appropriate licensing board. Read the attached Online Study Material. Take the multiple choice quiz below the study material, consisting of 23 questions. Achieve a passing quiz score of 75% or higher Evaluate the course via the survey link at the bottom of the quiz. If you have any questions or concerns about this course, please send an email to [email protected] Conflicts of Interest
There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter of this activity.

THIS COURSE IS FREE, you pay for the quiz only!  

5 Sample Questions

Caregivers usually are required to assist residents with medications because of

  • A. A physical or mental condition which limits the resident’s ability to self-administer
  • B. Medications at the pharmacy
  • C. A need for assistance with personal care
  • D. Activities of daily

When you or another staff member contact a resident’s health care provider, be ready to provide

  • A. Organized information and be prepared to ask for direction
  • B. Another staff member
  • C. Medications at the pharmacy
  • D. Resident or client at home

Unlicensed persons may not

  • A. Talk to client
  • B. “Administer” medications
  • C. Care for client
  • D. Assist with medications

When the Assisted Living facilities gives informed consent, it:

  • A. Does not inform the resident
  • B. Advise residents (and document resident’s consent) that assistance with medications can be provided by an unlicensed person and whether the assistance will or will not be overseen by a nurse
  • C. Gives verbal information only to resident
  • D. Document consent which was not explained to resident

Assistance with self-administration of medication includes the following

  • A. Closing the container
  • B. Placing an oral dosage (generally pills) in the resident’s hand
  • C. Documenting the assistance on the MOR
  • D. All of the above

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