Safe Handling of Medication 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 is an award-winning course designed to meet both experienced and inexperienced care staff in their current ability and knowledge.

Delivered by qualified and experienced healthcare professionals, this training will help care staff to understand all aspects of medication in care beginning with what medication is, right through to safe administration of, and statutory documentation of the numerous different types of medication. It is appropriate for both Care Home staff and Domiciliary Care staff.

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

Levels Of Medication Support

Methods Of Medicine Administration

Asthma

Allergic Reaction To Medication

General Side Effects Of Medication

Examples Of Medication Side Effects

The 10 R’s Of Medication

Process Of Medicine Management

Medication In The Community (Domiciliary)

Medication Errors

Drug Interactions

Medication & The Elderly

Opioid Analgesics

Pharmacokinetics

Pharmacodynamics

Drugs Needing Careful Monitoring

Drugs For The Heart

Legislation Update