Assisting with Medications

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Introduction

This lesson will prepare the student to administer medication to patients, become familiar with indications and complications of medications, be able to calculate dosage and to translate prescriptions.

Length of Time

1 class period
55 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology Health Science and Medical Technology

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California Academic Content Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • The student will be able to describe the various categories and classifications of drugs
  • The student will be able to accurate translate prescriptions
  • The student will be able to accurate calculate dosage from a variety of medications

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