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Advanced Medically Complex Medication

Understanding complex regimens, administration, and the order of respiratory medications.

  • 2 hr
  • 69 US dollars
  • Federal Way Campus

Class Breakdown

It’s not just about how to crush pills and give medications through G-tubes; this class is about much more. POP QUIZ: • How does abdominal competition impair breathing and what medicines are used to treat this condition? • How do you give puffs of medication via a spacer to a tracheostomy tube? Why use a spacer? • What’s the best practice for giving oral medications when someone has an oral aversion? • What is the role of steroids and diuretics in the treatment of lung disease? • What is the order of respiratory medication administration for the best effect? Which ones are first, which are last and why? CLASSROOM TOPICS: • Safe practices for medication storage and administration • Routes of medication administration • Medications used with trach/vent dependency, seizures, and medically complex care • Indication, use, and administration techniques for children with developmental delay, oral, aversion, and dysphagia SIMULATION LAB: • Simulation immersion to practice and show your medication administration skills • Includes medication administration techniques for airway, oral, enteral, and emergency medication delivery


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Cancellation Policy

PARTICIPATION & ATTENDANCE: Please bring your own food and please do not attend a course if you have a fever and/or you are ill. Students are encouraged to use masks during course attendance. Mask use may be required based on Department of Health guidelines. Students will adhere to appropriate conduct that supports an effective and safe learning environment for all students and instructors present in the course. Any disruption in a positive learning environment could jeopardize course attendance without reimbursement. CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations are accepted up to 3 business days prior to the start of the course with a 100% reimbursement, up to 48 hours for 50% reimbursement, and no reimbursement for cancellations or no shows of less than or equal to 48 hours. If a student or employer can find a replacement for the paid course(s), this is acceptable without incurring extra fees, although the replacement student should be sure to meet the prerequisite requirements for each purchased course. AGREEMENT: By buying any of our courses, you agree to the participation and attendance policies. You also agree and understand the employer must determine final competency prior to deploying a caregiver to care for a patient independently. Courses completed at BreatheWell Inspiration do not convey certification or declaration of the student’s readiness to work independently with a client or family member.


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