Topical Medication

Topical Medication

Course Aim

Topical medication is applied to the skin. It may be used to treat skin conditions or to get medication into the body where other routes are not suitable. This course will give an overview of types of topical medication and its uses and your role in supporting those using it in your workplace.

Topical Medication

Course content

Types of topical medication.
Uses of the different types.
General principles of administration.
Record keeping, storage and disposal.
Safety risks

learning outcomes

Understand legislation relating to medication.
Identify common types of topical medication and their uses.
Understand your role and responsibilities in the use of topical medication.
Know how to receive store and dispose of topical medications safely, including record keeping.
Know how to promote the rights of the individual in the use of topical medications.

delivery styles

This course can help you to reduce risks improve care help others ...

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