AFH: How to Assist with Self-Medication
The goal of this course is to help Adult Foster Homes learn about regulations regarding assistance with self-medication.

Course Publication Date: June 06, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:AFH-MED-19
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Oregon AFH / AMH / APD / DD

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Learning Objectives
  • List the 5 rights of medication administration/assistance.
  • State which actions an AFH can legally perform.
  • Discuss signs of drug abuse or misuse.
  • Identify some side effects to be aware of.
  • Give a basic definition of ‘self-medication’ and briefly discuss laws related to AFHs assisting with self-medication in assisted living facilities.
  • Describe different routes of medication assistance the AFH is allowed to do.


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