Safe Medication Administration – In Person Training

Overview:

Learn the essentials regarding safe medication administration.

  • How can you reduce risk for the people that you support (and yourself) when handling or taking medications?
  • What questions should you ask about medications?
  • Where can you get answers and information?

This class will provide answers to these and other questions, and help you gain information on how to safely administer medicines and to provide you with some guidance in how to handle situations related to this important responsibility.

The primary focus in this class is the administration of oral medications (pills, capsules, liquids, powders…) in a community (residential or vocational) setting.

The classes are particularly recommended for anyone who is responsible for administering medications or for participating in a medication distribution system.

Register Here  $30

Training check in begins at 8:45 am.

Please notify Training & Consultation – comm.training@waisman.wisc.edu –  if you are unable to attend. Cancellations made after 5:00PM the day prior to the training will be charged the full registration fee.

 

About the Presenter:

Sherry Schultz, MSN-RN, CDDN, is the manager of the Waisman Center Wellness Inclusion Nurse (WIN) Program. She has been a registered nurse since 2001 continuing her education by earning her Master’s Degree in Nursing Education focusing on patient and family education in 2014. She is a Certified Developmental Disabilities Nurse, earning the designation in 2022. Sherry has vast experience working with children of all ages and adults with intellectual developmental disabilities in the healthcare environment, their homes, and various community settings. Sherry believes strongly in the need to include individuals with developmental disabilities in their health care and wellness goals to their fullest potential, and the importance of supporting and educating families and direct caregivers in all aspects of the care needed by those they support.

 

FFI: Please contact Michael Truman at 608-516-8410 or by email at mltruman@wisc.edu