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Safe Management of Narcotics
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • The Three Classifications of Analgesics
  • The Use of Narcotics for Residents on Hospice Care
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Safe Management of Narcotics Info:

Course Objectives

By the end of this course participants will be able to:
  • 1. Identify the three classifications of analgesics.
  • 2. Name the common examples for the three classifications of analgesics.
  • 3. Describe the groups of medications defined by the Controlled Substance Act also referred to as Drug Schedules.
  • 4. Name the forms of narcotics and ways they may be administered or self administered in assisted living/residential care Communities.
  • 5. Explain the importance of handling narcotics differently than other medications in assisted living Communities.
  • 6. Explain the recommended medication room practices for safe handling of narcotics by staff.
  • 7. Distinguish the signs to be aware of resident tolerance, dependence, or addiction to narcotics in assisted living Communities.
  • 8. Describe the use of narcotics for residents on hospice care.


Course Outcomes

Hour One
  • 1. Introduction
  • a. What is a narcotic?
  • 2. Common narcotic and non-narcotic medications
  • a. Three classifications: narcotics, non-narcotics and combination
  • 3. Controlled substance act/drug schedules
  • a. Schedule I
  • b. Schedule II
  • c. Schedule III
  • d. Schedule IV
  • e. Schedule V
  • 4. History and abuse
  • a. Concerns
  • I. Physical dependence
  • ii. Tolerance
  • iii. Addiction
  • b. Drug diversion
  • 5. Safe medication room practices
  • 6. Monitoring residents on narcotics
  • 7. Narcotic use in hospice care
  • a. Myths and facts
  • 8. Conclusion


Instructor: Josh Allen, RN

Josh Allen is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in senior living. As the Director of InTouch at Home, Josh oversees all aspects of business development, care, services, and operations for the organization. As a part of the SRG Senior Living family of companies, InTouch at Home delivers personalized care and services to clients living in senior living communities as well as private residences across three states.

Josh also serves on the board of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association, and represents AALNA on the boards of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living and Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations. Josh has previously served as President and CEO of Care and Compliance Group, a leading training solutions provider.

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Safe Management of Narcotics

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