Medications in CYC

Medications in CYC

CYWK 3011

Students learn the history of pharmacological treatment for at-risk children and youth, and identify commonly prescribed psychopharmacological medications. They develop knowledge of basic medication preparation and administration, with an emphasis on supervision of self-administration. Students also learn to assist with the administration and documentation of medication under supervision and in accordance with prescribed directions and agency policies. Students learn to identify drugs used for recreational use/misuse and their behavioural manifestations in children and youth.

Credits

3

Course Hours

42

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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