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Safe Handling of Medication for Managers

Subject categories: General Health and Social Care, Nursing and Health Care

Course overview

This course has been developed to provide Managers with the knowledge required for them to design systems which are service specific and support the safe handling and administration of medication.

This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Case studies, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
Human Medicines Regulations 2012
Guidance from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society 
And the following QCF units:
Administer Medication to Individuals and Monitor the Effects

Support use of Medication in Social Care Settings


Course content

Legislation, policies, procedures, guidelines
Supporting staff to handle medication safely
Agreed ways of working
Roles and responsibilities
Supporting self-administration by individuals being supported
Medication audits
Record keeping

Learning outcomes

List legislation, policy and procedures relevant to administration of medication
Administer and monitor individuals’ medication
Understand the legislative framework for the use of medication
Understand roles and responsibilities in the use of medication
Understand techniques for administrating medication
Receive, store and dispose of medication supplies safely
Promote the rights of the individual when managing medication
Support use of medication
Record and report on use of medication


Duration

6 hours

Call us on 01727 733 999 or email us at info@uniquetrainingsolutions.co.uk to find out how we can help you with this course.

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