Jul 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog
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ALLI 1135 - Medication Assisting Technology

Credit Hours: 5 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 2 SWE: 3
Prerequisite(s): ACT Reading Score 19 or equivalent ACCUPLACER score or READ 1213 - Developmental Reading  or ENGL 1313 - English Composition I  with a grade of C or better and by NAH faculty permission.
This course is designed to introduce the principles and concepts of medication administration as it relates to the administration of approved medications in the long-term care setting. Theory, lab, and practicum will focus on safe medication administration and avoidance of errors. Knowledge of common side effects and adverse reactions of medications are included in addition to the legal aspect of documentation and communication techniques. Concepts of professional ethics are covered. The course practicum will focus on the skill of medication administration and safe application of medication theory and concepts in the long-term care facility. The student will be under the direction supervision of an instructor and qualified staff. Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be eligible to sit for the state certification exam leading to designation as a Medication Assistant-Certified (MA-C). A grade of C or better is required for passing.



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