1.Compare and contrast the purpose and action of nonopiod, opiod, and adjuvant analgesics, sedatives, and hypnotics.
2.Why is it important for a medical assistant to understand nutrition guidelines for people of all ages? Why are some diets for specific illnesses? Discuss whether or not a well-rounded diet is good for all patients. How do culture and ethnicity play a role in dietary intake? Discuss how this area is important when providing dietary information to patients.
3.Discuss the differences among anti-inflammatory and antirheumatic medications. What are serious side effects and drug interactions of NSAIDs?
4.Discuss the factors that may lead to cumulative effects in older adults and their categories. Why are certain medications inappropriate for older people?
5.Compare and contrast contraceptives.
Discuss the appropriate education that should be provided to patients that use contraceptive agents.