Disability Support Services formerly Student Support Services is the office

Disability support services formerly student support

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Disability Support Services (formerly Student Support Services) is the office responsible for providing reasonable accommodations and support to students with disabilities. We strive to ensure equal access to all of Long Island University Brooklyn Campus programs, services and facilities for students with a documented need. In order to receive accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) a current or incoming student must: have a physical or mental impairment, which substantially limits any major life activity have a record of such an impairment be regarded as having such an impairment Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 states that no otherwise qualified person due to disability may be denied the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. Disability Support Services provides accommodations for students presenting with disabilities under the following categories: Psychiatric/Psychological Conditions, Neurological Conditions, Physical Disabilities/Mobility Impairments, Sensory Impairments, Chronic Medical Conditions, Learning Disabilities, and Other Non-specific Disabling Conditions. Lab Objectives 1. Describe systems of measurement for the delivery of medications. 2. Demonstrate the ability to convert measures within the metric system. 3. Correctly convert between various systems of measurement (household, apothecary and metric systems & 12 hour, 24-hour clocks). 4. Demonstrate the ability to conceptualize weights and volume measures and the devices used in measuring. 5. Interpret calibrations and mark medication dosages on syringes. 6. Accurately draw up medication dosages into syringes. NUR 340L Spring 2020
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7. Interpret medication labels. 8. Demonstrate safe administration of oral, subcutaneous intramuscular & IVPB medications to clients of all ages in simulated situations. 9. Verbalize understanding of the 7 rights of medication administration and National Safety Goals. 10. Interpret and transcribe medication prescription orders. 11. Demonstrate ability to correctly document medication delivery. 12. Calculate medication dosages for clients from oral preparations, including combination tablets and tapered and progressively increased doses. 13. Calculate and prepare parenteral (intradermal, subcutaneous & intramuscular) medication dosages from preparations, using correct syringes and needles. 14. Calculate oral, intramuscular and intravenous medication concentrations & dosages for clients from preparations including reconstituting medication and choosing the best concentration. 15. Calculate infusion drip rates, including gtt/min (macro/micro), mL/hour, time taping and pump settings. 16. Calculate, prepare and administer continuous (primary) intravenous and IVPB (secondary) medication infusions.
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