This course will cover Legislation aspects of medication and local policies and procedures. The programme explains the importance of good, clear record keeping and maintaining medical records. It also identifies and demonstrates safe administering of medication, the correct procedures of reporting mistakes and the need for monitoring service users for any side effects.
The Legislation around the medication in their workplace,
The classification of medication
The types of medication
The importance and need to maintaining accurate medication records
The safe collection, storage and disposal of medication
The principles of safe medication handling
The value of supporting self administration
The correct administering of medication
The need and correct procedures of reporting mistakes
The importance of recognising side effects and reporting changes to the individual service users
This course is ideal for all staff who are involved in direct care/supervision of service users.
This is a non-accredited course.
This course will enhance good working practice and help with safe administration of medication.