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Non Vocational Training

Pharmacology and Safe medication Administration – 16 hours

Course Description: This course presents an introductory overview of Pharmacology. Students learn the legislative acts and ethical issues related to medication administration, safety issues and medication errors, proper medication administration according to agency policies and procedures. They will be presented with an overview of the common medications of the respiratory, neurological, endocrine, musculoskeletal, digestive, and cardiovascular systems.

Module 1
Legislative Acts
Ethical Issues
Drug Processing
Interactions
Principles of Safe Medication administration
Assignment – drug cards
Module 2
Anti-infective drugs
Respiratory System drugs
Circulatory System drugs
Psychotropic drugs
Endocrine system drugs
Musculoskeletal system drugs
Digestive system drugs
Final test


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  • Registrations Open: Keeping in mind the health and safety of our staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic Freedom College continues to provide the PSW and DSW program classes online. Registrations for September 2021 intake are open.: November 1st 2020
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