Medication Assistant- Wisconsin Technical Colleges
09
March

Medication Assistant- Wisconsin Technical Colleges

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(Sharon:) A Medication Assistant is a person that helps dispense medications to patients in nursing homes or long-term care facilities. (Jody:) You learn all the different drug classes. You learn the effects they can have on the body-system, you learn the different ways of giving the medications. (Sharon:) You need to be a Certified Nursing […]



Medication Administration via Subcutaneous Injection
07
March

Medication Administration via Subcutaneous Injection

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi I’m Sarah and today we’re going to do the skill of subcu injection. So I’m going to login to my computer here. Okay, so we have Morgan Brown MR number 281345 no known allergies, date of birth August 4th 1970. I’m gonna look for my order. Okay. I see here he has an order […]


Take Medication the Right Way
07
March

Take Medication the Right Way

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Good morning, Gloria. It’s good to see you after surgery. Are you all right? You seem a little tired. It’s the medication they gave me. I started taking it, but I stopped. I don’t like having to take more pills. Can I see your prescriptions? It says here to take 1 pill every 12 hours. […]


Drug Prices on the Rise: What Can Physicians Do?

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I’m Dr. F. Perry Wilson. When I was a resident rotating in the ICU, a 25-year-old came in after a v-fib arrest in the setting of DKA. A known diabetic, he had been rationing his insulin due to the high price […]


Hourbands- The Solution to Medication Non-Adherence

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

More than 50% of America is affected by something called Medication Non-Adherence. This is typically people forgetting to take medicine. We have grown so accustom to this that most people just accept forgetting to take their medicine as ‘normal’. But did you know that each year 7 million people are hospitalized and 125,000 people die […]


Strattera is a Prescription Medication Used to Treat ADHD

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Strattera is a prescription medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. Strattera belongs to a group of drugs called selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, which are thought to work by increasing levels of norepinephrine, a natural chemical in the brain. This medication comes in capsule form and is taken by […]


A DAY WITHOUT MY MEDICATIONS (5.10.18)
29
December

A DAY WITHOUT MY MEDICATIONS (5.10.18)

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

I completely forgot. I was like, “Oh, oh? I forgot to take my pills, didn’t I?” ♬ Don’t you think we’re better together ♬ ♬ Oh Honey ♬ ♬ I think we are ♬ Good morning guys! We are sitting out on our porch. Mary’s doing her vest and I am working on editing the […]


Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain
29
December

Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Earned his doctoral degree in computational biology and biostatistics at Harvard University. After graduate school, he continued to research at NIH and earned an MD at the University of Michigan. He has an unusual experience as a primary care physician in San Francisco. There, the complexities of chronic pain, its diagnosis, and its management led […]


The Top 3 Medication Problems In The Elderly
29
December

The Top 3 Medication Problems In The Elderly

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , /

Good afternoon my name is Kristen I’m the co-founder of RxLive and I’m a clinical pharmacist. Thanks for joining me today. Today I wanted to talk to you about the top three medication concerns in the elderly and aging population. As we age, we’re all at an increased risk for additional health problems. As a […]