ERIC Number: ED251713
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Plummer, Nancy; Michael, Nancy, Ed.
This module on diuretics is intended for use in inservice or continuing education programs for persons who administer medications in long-term care facilities. Instructor information, including teaching suggestions, and a listing of recommended audiovisual materials and their sources appear first. The module goal and objectives are then provided. A brief discussion follows of the structure and function of the kidney, commonly used drugs from the diuretic group and their actions and implications in the treatment of congestive heart failure, and considerations and suggestions for resident care. This discussion is intended for use as a lecture or participant reading. Other contents include a vocabulary list, a worksheet, a chart of commonly used diuretics, and a diagram of the urinary system, all of which are suitable for reproduction for use as handouts. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Personnel, Behavioral Objectives, Cardiovascular System, Continuing Education, Drug Therapy, Drug Use, Heart Disorders, Hypertension, Inservice Education, Learning Activities, Medical Services, Medical Vocabulary, Nurses, Nurses Aides, Nursing Education, Nursing Homes, Residential Care
Vocational Education Services, 840 State Road 46 Bypass, Bloomington, IN 47405.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Vocational Education Services.