Safe Use Of Medicines Training Dec 2018

Dec 7, 2018 at 09:00 — 16:30 (GMT)
Organiser: Back on Track People Ltd

This course provides both a sound update for their knowledge and practice and additional information that they can add to their CPD portfolio and use to raise the standards of the care provided even more and is accredited by the College of Pharmacy Practice, Approved by The RCN and NMC and meets the standards for CQC, Skills for Care, OFSTED and Dept of Education.

The contents of this course are:-

  • Legislation and guidance
  • Dispensing vs Administration
  • Compliance aids to promote independence
  • Monitored dosage systems
  • Self administration
  • Homely remedies
  • Consent for medication
  • Secondary dispensing
  • Covert administration
  • Storage and expiry dates
  • Controlled drugs
  • Storage of medicines
  • Disposing of medication
  • Ordering and receiving of medication
  • Medication errors
  • The 5 rights
  • Error reporting
  • Record keeping
  • Names of medicines
  • Strengths of medicines
  • Formulation
  • Administration techniques for
    • o    Tablets and capsules
    • o    Liquids
    • o    Eye drops
    • o    Patches
    • o    Creams and ointments
    • o    Inhalers
    • Dose instruction
    • Side effects and adverse reactions
    • Medicines use reviews

All delegates will receive a certificate of completion and evidence of a practical element to the session

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