Medication Technician 1 of 27 items Search courses content Module 1 A. Chapter Overview B. Prescription Labels C. “AS NEEDED” or “PRN” Medication Labels D. Clarifying “As Needed” or “PRN” Prescription Labels E. Medication Orders Which Require Judgement or Discretion Show more items Module 2 A. Chapter Overview B. Resident Right to Privacy C. Storage of Medications by Residents D. Centrally Stored Medications E. Discontinued Medication Show more items Show more Sections A. Chapter Overview This chapter covers reading and interpreting medication labels, understanding physician’s orders, and recording assistance with medications. In an assisted living facility, assistance with prescription medications can be provided to residents with a doctor’s order. One this assistance is provided, it is the caregiver’s responsibility to keep a record of the assistance. This chapter will review different prescription labels and medication record keeping. By the end of this chapter, caregivers should be able to: Understand how to read a prescription label. Recognize the need to clarify “as needed” prescription orders. Recognize a medication order that requires your judgement, and know to advise the resident, resident’s health care provider or facility employer that you cannot assist in following such orders. Complete a medication observation record (MOR).