Consonus Pharmacy is offering medication-related education to Medication Aides and Caregivers. Any facility staff are welcome to attend. Classes are FREE to all Consonus clients and a small fee for non-Consonus clients. Consonus Pharmacy is committed to ongoing educational programs that support staff care for residents and provide the best possible patient outcomes and efficiencies.
To Crush or Not to Crush, that is the Question! Guidance when a Medication Cannot be Crushed.
October 10 @ 1:00 pm PDT - 2:00 pm PDTFree
Consultant Pharmacist Ceclilia Engstrom teaches this class. The practice of crushing medications is common practice for residents with swallowing difficulties. Learn how to evaluate when it is safe to modify the form of medication. Altering some medications can pose a risk to both residents and nursing staff. In this session, a pharmacist will review the best clinical practices for safely crushing medications and offer guidance for alternatives.
This 1.0-credit continuing education class is FREE to all Consonus clients. Anyone is welcome to join the class – Nurses, Administrators, Caregivers, Med Aides, etc. Only Oregon CMAs are eligible to earn CE credit for the course.
Thursday, October 10, 2024
1pm-2pm PST / 3pm-4pm CST