Safe Handling of Medicines

Course aim

To provide awareness of how to support the use of medication, including administering, storing and recording.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the legislative framework for the use of medication in social care settings.
  • Know about common types of medication and their use.
  • Understand roles and responsibilities in the use of medicines.
  • Understand techniques for administering medication.
  • Know how to receive, store and dispose of medication supplies safely.
  • Know how to promote the rights of the individual when managing medication.
  • Understand how to support use of medication.
  • Know how to record

Course Content

  • Your legal responsibilities.
  • Recording, monitoring & reporting.
  • COSHH.
  • Keeping accurate documents.
  • Types of medication.
  • Methods of administration.
  • Side-effects and other issues.
  • Natural does not mean safe.

Delivery Styles

eBox Face to Face Silver Box

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