Medication Administration Training - Practical Workshop - Full Day

The Medication Training Company
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

This full-day version of workshop is used by 14 local authorities across the UK. It covers the requirements set out by:

  • The Care Certificate
  • NICE guidelines
  • The Care Quality Commission

This is a practical face-to-face workshop, accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, and delivered by an experienced pharmacist or nurse. It is the workshop that has been shown to reduce medication errors by 36%.

Learners have their competence assessed to select and record medicines administered using three simulated medicines rounds (before, during and after the workshop). Any who fail are referred to take our Virtual Medicines Round online competence assessment.

Each learner is provided with a full colour 128-page workbook covering the learning outcomes in Unit 3047 "Support the Use of Medication in Social Care Settings" click here to see sample pages. This workbook comes with an e-learning module that can be sat after the workshop.

Suitable for: All care environments (care homes, home care etc.) and experience levels (support workers to registered nurses).

Learning outcomes:

  • What forms and support plans do CQC require to ensure medicines are given in a person-centred way
  • How to ensure medicines are given at the correct times in line with CQC expectations
  • Where are the up to date reliable sources of medicines information
  • What checks should you make on a mixed monitored dosage system (MDS)?
  • How do you record medicines given from mixed monitored dosage system (MDS)?
  • How should you record medicines given from original packs?
  • Explain the information you would find on a pharmacy label
  • How to check once opened dates and expiry dates
  • How to carry out a 7-point cross check when administering medication (3 simulated medicines rounds)

Afternoon content:

  • Which medicines/routes require gloves to be worn
  • Administering oral liquids
  • Measuring accurately with oral syringes
  • How to administer with oral syringes
  • Applying creams, ointments and barrier creams
  • Administering inhalers with spacer devices
  • Administering eye drops

Cost:

£130 (+VAT) per person. Includes lunch and refreshments

We can also provide this course at your own venue for a maximum of 16 people. Click here for details

Bookable Dates

6th Feb 2019 (09:30)
Premier Meetings Euston, 1 Duke's Road , Greater London, WC1H 9PJ
16/16 places left

Dates available on arrangement

The Medication Training Company can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

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