Medication awareness

Medication Awareness
This course is aimed at staff working in the care environment requiring level 1 or level 2 Medicine awareness training and will be able to support service users that are self medicating.
Upon completion learners will have an understanding of the following:-

Legislation, policies and procedures
Collection, storage and disposal of medicine
Care values
Safe handling of medicines
Recognising and reporting mistakes
Prescriptions
Classifications of medication
Maintaining medication reports
Herbal and complimentary therapies
Common side effects
Understanding the importance of gaining consent
Common side effects and contraindications

Management of Medication:
This course includes all the above in much greater detail and by the end learners will be able to support service users that are Level 3 and are unable to self administer their own medication.

All above content
Policies and procedures for Level 3 requirements
Group exercises of administration of tablets, eye drops, ear drops and nasal devices
Medication manufacture
Routes of medication

Medication Awareness
This course is aimed at staff working in the care environment requiring level 1 or level 2 Medicine awareness training and will be able to support service users that are self medicating.
Upon completion learners will have an understanding of the following:-

Legislation, policies and procedures
Collection, storage and disposal of medicine
Care values
Safe handling of medicines
Recognising and reporting mistakes
Prescriptions
Classifications of medication
Maintaining medication reports
Herbal and complimentary therapies
Common side effects
Understanding the importance of gaining consent
Common side effects and contraindications

Management of Medication:
This course includes all the above in much greater detail and by the end learners will be able to support service users that are Level 3 and are unable to self administer their own medication.

All above content
Policies and procedures for Level 3 requirements
Group exercises of administration of tablets, eye drops, ear drops and nasal devices
Medication manufacture
Routes of medication

Guide Price: 250 - 350

Delivery: In house
Category: Medicines and Medication »
Duration: 3 hours or 6 hours
Qualification: Attendance

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