This course provides caregivers with an overview of prescription medications' most common categories, including antimicrobials, antidiabetics, cardiac medications, mental health medications, asthma medications, and more. Includes information about observing for side effects and adverse medication reactions.
List at least five types of commonly prescribed medications.
Describe the main side effects of the above medications.
Discuss your role in monitoring medications and side effects.
Describe the signs of an allergic reaction to a medication.
Demonstrate your knowledge of commonly prescribed medications in your daily work.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.