Medication in Care - Core Module - Accredited Safe Handling Medication

Healthcare Training (uk)

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Typology Training
Methodology Inhouse
Class hours 4h
  • Training
  • Inhouse
  • 4h

This course is fully accredited to the National Minimum Standards and Skills for Care Knowledge set on Medication. Meets all the requirements of CSCI and is certificated. Accredited Mediciation Handling training & safe handling of medicines in care settings. Covers: Law, Audit, Roles and Responsiblities, side effects, Methods of Medication Administration, 5 rights of administration, common drugs.
Suitable for: Carers, senior carers, nurses, care home managers

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Course programme

Fully Accredited to National Minimum Standards and the Skills for Care Knowledge set on Medication. Also meets all guidelines issued by CSCI (in England).

This accredited medication handling and safe handling of medicines in social care module provides an overview to care home staff of the essential knowledge that is required for them to safely monitor and to administer medicines to the service users in their care. This module provide valuable knowledge for those studying for an NVQ in Health & Social Care levels 2 and 3. This is a course of study which fully complies with the requirements of the National Minimum Standards (NMS) (England and Wales) and in Scotland to the National Care Standards (NCS) and covers: Legislation and Medication; Roles, responsibilities and boundaries; Types of medicine and routes; Safe practice in the administration of medicine, different formulations of medicines, adminstration techniques for commonly used drugs in care homes and social care settings and common side effects of drugs. Also covers Covert Adminsitration of medication and Risk Assessment frameworks.

The course is available face to face delivered by fully qualified pharmacists and also available online 24 hours a day. The face to face session lasts approximately four hours. Successful delegates will recieve a certificate showing completion of accredited medication handling training course.

Additional information

Payment options: Volume discounts or repeat session discounts available.
Comments: Open and Closed sessions available
Career opportunities: Working in care homes
Students per class: 15
Contact person: Helen Crofts

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