Basic Manual 2 Rev 9/01 TABLE OF CONTENTS I. Introduction A. Course Overview and Expectations (found in the Pre-Course Packet) B. Review of Pre-Course Practice Test II.


USE MEDICINES SAFELY Do's of using medications: •Know the name of the medication and why you are taking it. If you take multiple medications, make a list of all the medicines you are taking and carry it with you.

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Chapter 38. Medication Reconciliation

Medication Reconciliation In inpatient facilities, there are several situations where medication reconciliation is needed. Generally, patients are admitted to the hospital for a specific procedure, such as surgery, or on an urgent basis.

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2 TSP 10/02 TECHNICAL SUPPORT PROGRAM MEDICATIONS Medication handling represents an area of great responsibility. If not managed properly, medications intended to help a client's/resident's health condition may place that individual's health and safety at risk.


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Guidelines for the Utilization of Psychotropic Medications ...

Existing medication algorithms should be consulted when making the decision about which medication to use for a specific disorder. Algorithms designed for use by the consultants to the DCFS Centralized Psychotropic Medications Consent Line are based on the Children's Medication Algorithm Project ...

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