Contact Hours2 Hours
This course will review the basic principles of pharmacology as it relates to the home health patient. High risk drugs per OASIS E categories will be discussed. Special highlight will be given to drug interactions, adverse effects, assessment of effectiveness and the importance of medication review.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Explain pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics and apply these concepts to a patient’s medication list.
- Identify high risk drugs and recognize common side effects/adverse effects
- List at least 2 side effects pertaining to each high risk drug medication category and provide education to the patient regarding these side effects.
- Recognize the OASIS data items regarding medications and select the appropriate answer
Approved in my State?
as Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
as Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
as Certified Athletic Trainers
as CSCS / CPT
as Massage Therapy
as Speech Therapy
Satisfactory completion of this course will require the participant to complete a 10 question post-test with a minimum passing score of 70%.