Medication Awareness is designed to suit a range of care settings and fully complies with the National Minimum Standards, whilst fulfilling CQC guidelines. Upon completion of the course, candidates will be up to date with current legislation whilst also holding a practical understanding of the procedures they must follow in order to ensure that medication is administered safely. As well as this, the training covers the importance of, and practical issues associated with, confidentiality and information security in drug administration.
Introduction to medication
Storing and dispensing medicine
Documentation, confidentiality and record keeping
Reducing and eliminating errors in administering medication
Who is accountable and responsible?
Current legislation and legal requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this course, although the ability to communicate in English would be beneficial as course delivery will be in English only.
Numbers of Delegates
Light refreshments of tea, coffee and water available at no cost throughout the day for courses held at the Nottingham Training Centre.
Nottingham Training Centre
On site at client's premises subject to regulatory standards
Our experienced trainers will be on hand to help guide you through this session.
Certification is dependent on successful continuous assessment, there is no final exam. Those students who complete the course and are deemed to have reached the required standard are issued with a certificate that is valid for three years.
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