Understand the types of medication, contraindications, groups at risk and consent, as well as the management of prescriptions and the supplies of medicines in addition to storage, disposal of medication, as relevant to healthcare or social care industries.
Provides a detailed understanding of the practicalities of medicine administration including client considerations, observations, record keeping; the management of essential tools including the med cart/trolley and associated housekeeping, as well as an understanding of drugs, their effects,contraindications and disposal considerations.Duration approximately 1.5 hours (dependent of previous experience), the full list of contents to Safe Administration of Medicine is detailed below.
Safe Administration Of Medicine
In healthcare and social care environments it's important that your staff who will be administering medication are provided with initial and refresher training, and that this delivery of training information is recorded and evidenced.
This online training provides a simple solution to the delivery of essential elements, to enhance the safety and health of the worker (including temporary workers) and also those they affect such as clients, patients and colleagues.
Provided by Cambridgeshire Chamber Training. This training provides an understanding of how to effectively manage the receipt, recording and distribution of medication, including clear and precise information about what should be expected from prescriptions, their instructions and medication labelling.
A detailed awareness of how different types of medication work and why they might be prescribed in individual circumstances. The different methods of administering medication are also discussed.