This course reviews several different drug classifications, the importance of following the five rights of medication administration. Methods to become more diligent when handling medications are reviewed. Medication safety and quality improvement suggestions are presented.
This course have been approved for 4 contact hours approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing.
- Explain the importance of the five rights of medication administration
- Describe the proper use of antibiotics
- Explain two different classifications of drugs
Maryrose Espil, RN, MSN has more than 25 years experience in the health care field. She started training as a nursing assistant as a teen and has worked as a CNA, Certified Home Health Aide, Licensed Vocational Nurse and Registered Nurse in various health care settings. She received her Master’s Degree in Nursing Education from Excelsior College in 2012. She enjoys teaching and developing curriculum while working as a registered nurse in direct patient care. There are no relevant financial relationships with any product manufacturer or service provider mentioned.