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Safe Handling of Medicines

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People needing care and support often require medication in a safe and timely manner. For Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulated providers, ensuring the appropriate medication training is provided helps comply with their expectations around national standards for induction” Our Safe Handling of Medicine course is aimed at staff responsible for the handling, administration and disposal of medication within a care and clinical environment. This course is designed to support individual in understanding different types of medication and what they are for, how to store and dispose medicines in a safe way, how to administer medication safely and to ensure that record keeping and audits are completed correctly and accurately. This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination and is suitable for both qualified and unqualified staff.

We also recommend the following course(s):

  • Safe Handling of Medicines – BIODOSE
  • Anaphylaxis Awareness
  • Buccal Midazolam Administration
  • Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam Administration

COURSE INFORMATION:

3.0 hours

  1. Mod 01: Introduction to Medicines
  2. Mod 02: Legislations surrounding the Medication Administration
  3. Mod 03: Classification of Medicines
  4. Mod 04: Types of Medicines
  5. Mod 05: Route of Administration
  6. Mod 06: Strength, Dosage, Timing and Frequency
  7. Mod 07: Medication Labels
  8. Mod 08: Assisting with Administration of Medicines
  9. Mod 09: Monitoring and Supporting Medicines use
  10. Mod 010: Medication Cycles
  11. Mod 011: Control Drugs
  12. Mod 012: Storage of Medication
  13. Mod 013: Medication Errors
  14. Mod 014: Safe Disposal of Medicines
  15. Mod 015: Confidentiality
  16. Mod 016: Record Keeping

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