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Medication Self-Administration Education

presented by Kim Tate, RN, BSN

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Financial: Kim Tate was an employee at Enhabit Home Health and Hospice. She is also a consultant at Tate Healthcare Consulting Solutions. She receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.

Nonfinancial: Kim Tate has no competing nonfinancial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Total Course Timing: 23 Minutes

This course will cover the proper procedure as well as patient education, documentation guidelines, and care considerations for safe and effective self-administration of medication at home.

Meet Your Instructor

Kim Tate, RN, BSN

Kim Tate is a registered nurse with over three decades of healthcare experience. She is a passionate clinical leader who strives to deliver quality care and positive patient outcomes. She has a bachelor of science in nursing with a proven track record of facilitating and leading the effectiveness of clinical programs, operational efficiency, regulatory compliance,…

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1. Introduction

This chapter includes an introduction to medication self-administration education, information on all of the equipment and previsit preparation needed for this assessment, and recommended infection control policies.

2. Procedure: Medication Self-Administration Education

This chapter will provide a step-by-step procedure guide for medication self-administration education.

3. Tips, Precautions, and Care Considerations

This chapter provides tips, precautions, and considerations for performing these skills in the home.

4. Patient and Caregiver Education

This chapter provides information on what education the patient (and caregiver) needs to support self-management of their care.

5. Documentation Guidelines

This chapter provides recommendations on what to note when documenting for patients receiving medication self-administration education.

6. Conclusion

This chapter includes learning assessment questions to assess the learner’s knowledge of skills covered in this course. A bibliography of referenced material is also included.

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