Specialized Family Care Program

Proper Medication Storage, Guidelines for Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs, Classification of Medications, Generic Medications, WV Poison Control, Monitoring Purpose & Effects of Medication, Using Prescription Drug Info., Interpretation of Pharmacy Labels, Vitamins & Herbal Supplements, Contents for First Aid Kit

  • Category: Pre-Service Training – Part IV
  • Materials: Medication Administration Guide Document – XIV, XV, SVI, SVII, SVIII, XIX,XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV
  • Goal: Enhance knowledge of medication, its usage and safety precautions
  • Credit Hours: 2 Hours
  • Date Developed: February 2009
  • Developed by: Pre-service Training Team

Training Objectives:

  1. Specialized Family Care Provider will learn safeguards for proper storage and disposal of medication
  2. Specialized Family Care Provider will become aware of the classifications of medications
  3. Specialized Family Care Provider will become knowledgeable about generic medications
  4. Specialized Family Care Provider will learn the contact information for the WV Poison Control Center
  5. Specialized Family Care Provider will learn how to monitor the purpose & effects of medication
  6. Specialized Family Care Provider will learn how to use prescription drug information and interpret pharmacy labels
  7. Specialized Family Care Provider will increase knowledge about common drug interactions
  8. Specialized Family Care Provider will learn about the preparation of a First Aid Kit

Training Procedures:

  • Specialized Family Care Provider will review sections XIV, XV, XVI, VII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV View Course Materials)
  • Specialized Family Care Provider will complete test (Take the Test Below)
  • Specialized Family Care Provider will discuss the test verbally with the Family Based Care Specialist