The Medication awareness course is designed for staff working within a care environment. This course is in line with the National Minimum Standards Requirements and recent CQC guidelines. Candidates will gain an understanding of the legislation involved with administration of medication, along with being able to follow procedures set for safe administration of medication. Candidates will also gain an understanding of the importance of confidentiality and security in all procedures of drug administration. Candidates will also obtain under-pinning knowledge of the above issues and therefore will be able to put this into practice where necessary.
Outline of Programme
- Introduction to medication
- Storage and dispensing
- Documentation, confidentiality and record keeping
- Administration of medication
- Reducing and eliminating medication errors
- Accountability and responsibility
- Legislation and requirements
- Regulating bodies
The course is delivered in 3 hours and candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn through interaction and group activities.
Our Medication awareness training courses are competitively priced and we guarantee to beat any equivalent training quote.
SPECIAL OFFER-- If two, three hour care sector courses are run on the same day at the same venue then the cost is £500+VAT (Usually £325+VAT per course). These could be two of the same courses or a combination of two different ones.
The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
Staff should not be expected to be on duty
Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session