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Administering Medications by Inhalation

Administering Medications by Inhalation

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Theory courses are available only to agencies that participate in our program. See our enrollment fees.

The administration of a substance by inhalation requires skill and competence on the part of the unregulated care provider, as well as compliance with the RHPA and QAM.  This course will teach you the fundamental theory behind introducing a medication into the lungs and the skills needed for administration.

 Topics include:

  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system.
  • Responsibilities of the unregulated care provider
  • Respiratory conditions with special focus on asthma and bronchitis.
  • Medications used to manage the symptoms of respiratory conditions.
  • Types of inhalers and how to use them.
  • Charting and when to seek assistance from a health care provider.

Upon completion, the student will receive a completion certificate for the theory component of Administering Medications by Inhalation. Students will then be eligible to enroll for the optional practical lab course on Inhalation Therapy.

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