Household Management, Safety and Assisting with Medications

Course Code: PSW 164

Academic Year: 2020-2021

This course explores assisting with medications. Students will develop and demonstrate skill in reading and interpreting information on prescription containers and demonstrate assisting with oral, topical, eye, ear and nose medications. The importance of observation for both desired and undesired outcomes and procedures to be followed in the event of problems or concerns about clients' medications will be described. In addition, this course provides information in order to assist the consumer/client with his or her nutritional needs, household activities and household management according to his or her preferences, comfort and safety, within employer guidelines.