Pharmacology Basics: Enteral Medications
28
December

Pharmacology Basics: Enteral Medications

By Paul Henry / in , , /

This lecture covers enteral medications. With the enteral route drugs are administered directly into the gastrointestinal tract. These medications include tablets, capsules, liquids,suppositories, and enemas. There are some definitely advantages and disadvantages to enteral medications. Enteral medications, first they cost less and they are the preferred route. Those are great advantages. You know patients can […]


Alcohol and Blood Thinning Medications / Jennifer Friend, ANP

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– We do tell patients about alcohol, with Coumadin specifically. We certainly, with the Mediterranean diet we, included in that is that you can have one glass of red wine. I think the guidelines are that men can have two and women can have one glass of alcohol a night. And then knowing that it’s […]


Filling a medication need
26
December

Filling a medication need

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So there’s a few medications that aren’t available in veterinary medicine, especially when it comes to our primates. With our orangutans in particular is what triggered this relationship is there is an antibiotic that I wanted to use to treat our orangutan and we just couldn’t find it in our veterinary suppliers. And since it’s […]


Alternative way to study the Psychotropic Medications on the LMSW

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Song: Brenda’s Got a Baby by Tupac Disorder: Depression Medication: SSRIS: Prozac, Celexa, Zoloft, and Lexapro….AND PAXIL AND LUVOX Disorder:Anxiety Medication: Benzos: Valium, Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin Mood Disorder: Medications: Lithium, Depakote, Lamictal and Abilify Disorder: Schizophrenia Medications: Clozaril, Haldol, Thorazine, Seroquel, Risperdal, Zyprexa Disorder: ADHD Medications: Ritalin, Adderal, Dexidrine Tardive Dyskinesia (side effect): Involuntary movements […]


What Happens When Prescription Drugs and Over-The-Counter Medication Lead to Automobile Accidents?
25
December

What Happens When Prescription Drugs and Over-The-Counter Medication Lead to Automobile Accidents?

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

According to the center of Disease Control and Prevention 16% of motor vehicle crashes are caused by someone who is under the influence of drugs. Sadly this figure not only includes illegal street drugs, but it also includes prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications. People take prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications for many reasons such as […]


Med Demo 5: Rectal Suppository for MORC Medication Training.

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The first thing that we want to do when we were passing medications during the course of our day is, we want to go over our medications in respect to what medications we’re going to be giving, at what time. Then we want to bring some order to that. What we want to do is […]


Medications After Lung Transplant at the University of Michigan (13 of 17)
20
December

Medications After Lung Transplant at the University of Michigan (13 of 17)

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

>>Your immune system protects you by fighting infections and foreign bodies. Your immune system will recognize a newly transplanted organ as a foreign body, and will fight against it. Medications called immunosuppressive drugs are used to prevent your body from rejecting your newly transplanted organ. You will need to take immunosuppressive medications for your lifetime. […]


Medications Management, Part 1: Role Play, Demo, Foundations

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This is a role play of me helping a client manage his medications because of his confusion with the meds. Hi, Daniel. How are you doing? I’m doing OK. It’s good to see you. Good to see you, too. So what’s going on with you? What brings you in here today? Well, you know, last […]


Med Demo 4: Topical Lotion for MORC Medication Training
15
November

Med Demo 4: Topical Lotion for MORC Medication Training

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

The first thing that we want to do when we were passing medications during the course of our day, is we want to go over our medications in respect to what medications we’re going to be giving, at what time and then we want to bring some order to that. So what we want to […]


Tips for Medication Adherence

By Paul Henry / in , , /

“There’s a new health problem in America that results in nearly 125,000 deaths annually and costs the healthcare system an estimated $100-$189 billion a year, and it’s 100% preventable. What is it? Medication Non-Adherence. Medication Non-Adherence occurs when a patient forgets to fill a medication, take the medication at an incorrect time, take the wrong […]