Safe Handling of Medication Refresher Training

 

Outline

An interactive course providing the candidate with the knowledge and skills to safely administer medication, understand the various levels of support and processes of medicine administration in a care setting.

Description

Care-FULLY TRAINED’s Safe Handling of Medication refresher course has been brought together with current practising care staff in mind who have already been handling medication in the workplace.

This course aims to bring existing staff up to date with the very latest legislation, requirements and training approaches in medication. Refreshing candidates on their existing knowledge and updating them on new developments, candidates will find this course though-provoking, challenging and informative for all levels from carer to registered manager.

This course satisfies current mandatory medication training requirements and guidance as laid down  by CQC, NICE and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

 

Course Contents

Definitions & Keywords

Legal Categories Of Medicines

Controlled Drugs

Names Of Medicines

Enteric Coatings

Methods Of Medicine Administration

Allergic Reaction To Medication

General Side Effects Of Medication

The 10 R’s Of Medication

Process Of Medicine Management

Medication In The Community (Domiciliary)

Medication Errors

Medication & The Elderly

Drugs Needing Careful Monitoring

Legislation Update