Introduction to medication.

Storage and dispensing.

Documentation, confidentiality and record keeping.

Administration of medication.

Accountability and responsibility.

Legislation and requirements.

Regulating bodies.

Self-medication and assisted medication.

Safer handling and administration.

The “RIGHTS” to safe administration.

Teamwork.

Information sharing.

Issues and problems.

Summary.

Evaluation (conducted throughout at regular intervals).

By attending the course the staff will be able to:
• Understand how medication can be administered in a safely by following the correct procedure.
• Know the importance of record keeping, underpinning legislations, regulatory bodies and their responsibilities.
• Understand the significance of team work and information sharing.

  • Duration Half Day
  • Price £14:00 P/P

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