Medication Assistant- Wisconsin Technical Colleges

(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…

Anti-anxiety medications

Check out the pharmacology section of thedrnurse.com for a helpful reference guide! Benzodiazepenes This class is exclusively for anxiety and sometimes insomnia The ‘pams Clonazepam, Lorazepam Enhance effects of GABA Side effects include sedation, drowsiness, lethargy RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION Dependence and tolerance is also a concern Benzos treat acute, SEVERE anxiety Atypical anxiolotyics=BuSpar BuSpar increases free…