Advanced Medication Certificate and its Benefits

ABM College offers an Advanced Medication right here on campus!

Student holding needle in classroomABM College provides a  fourteen-hour ADVANCED MEDICATION CERTIFICATE  program for  Health Care Aide students, building on the Alberta Health Services Health Care Aide Curriculum Module Six. The content facilitates the Health Care Aide to comfortably and safely assist clients requiring care and assistance, whether in a facility or at home. Greater  understanding  of medication categories, effect on body , risks, complications and the role for the Health Care Aide of  key observation, reporting  and recording skills. Skills for drawing insulin in a syringe injection are included. Assisting with  appropriate use of inhalers and breathing facilitates the many clients with obstructive lung conditions. Guidelines from the Canadian Pharmacy organization to assist with the many challenges of elderly clients at home are included. Ensuring client rights and safety measures are a focus.

Students sorting pills in advanced medication classroom.This course in imperative for those working in the Home Health Care industry. Our last Advanced Medication course took place March 23rd-26th. The course is instructed by Muriel who is a registered nurse with many years experience. The course is usually a two-day course on the weekend. If you're looking to become a Health Care Aide, enroll at ABM College and register (at ABM College office) for the next one! There's a discount for students of ABM College!Practicing with an inhaler in a classroom.

Sorting pills into a container in advanced medication class.

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  • Hello there i am very interested in applying to take this course of advance assisting with medication, how to i begin with the process i would like to have the course completed by september, wha gare the offerings for the course and costs?

    • Hello Haille, you can call our main phone line at 403-719-4300 to book an appointment with one of our academic advisors. They will provide you with all the information regarding the course offerings, prices, and any other information you require.

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