This course has been designed to help learners understand the skills and knowledge that is important for Health and Social Care settings. The course will provide all the knowledge requirements for the safe control handling and administration of medicines in social and domiciliary care environments.
The course is designed for managers or senior care workers to enable them to supervise or undertake the administration of medicines in their care setting and in accordance with current legal requirements.
Types of Medicines
Describe the key legislation and guidance relating to the safe handling of medicines
Identify how organisational policies and procedures ensure the safe handling of medicines
For a range of care settings and both medical and non-medical care staff, outline the process for the prescribing, dispensing, obtaining and checking of medicines
Outline the range of support and guidance available relating to medicines and explain the importance of confidentiality relating to disclosure about individuals’ medication
Identify the types, purpose and classification of medicines commonly administered
Explain the routes by which medicines may be administered, the related rules for administration and level of competence required
Outline the importance of checking for, recognising and reporting effects that can occur as a result of an adverse reaction, a contraindication or an interaction between medicines
Explain the need to gain consent and undertake risk assessment prior to the self or secondary administration of medicines
Describe the importance of the preparation for and administration of medicines to ensure accuracy
Identify the importance of accurate recording for the administration and refusal of medicines and administration errors
Recognise the requirements to validate the accuracy of safe storage and recording for medicines and for their safe disposal
Safe Handling of Medication Level 3
Price £350.00 Per Delegate and group booking discounts available.
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