Certified Family Home

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Qualify yourself to assist with medications in a certified family home setting. Upon completion of the one day course, you will know the basics of medication awareness, safety, and infection control.

A qualified instructor will review the basic understanding of medications, including routes of administration, record-keeping, and limitations. You will learn how to properly store and care for medications, review prescription labels, medical information sheets, and log sheets for appropriate use. In addition, you will also learn proper oversight of medications, proper medication disposal techniques, and the importance of infection control.

A certification and manual skills exam at the end of class will review your learning and check for understanding.

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Classes are offered at a variety of locations throughout western Idaho that are taught by knowledgeable professionals with years of experience in the topics they teach.

What You Will Learn to Do

  • Learn the tools and techniques to assist with medications under the direction of a licenced supervisor.

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