Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs - Level 3 - Online Course - CPD Accredited

The Mandatory Training Group
Delivery Method: e-Learning

Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs - Level 3 - Online Course - CPD Accredited.

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Medicines Management for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers.

Medicines management involves the safe and cost-effective use of medicines in clinical practice, with maximum patient benefits while minimising potential harm. Medicines need to be prescribed and administered correctly within the recommended framework for safe practice in medicines management. This online Medicines Management for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) training course was developed for registered nurses and allied health professionals (AHPs).

Course content

This online Medicines Management for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) training course includes the following:

  • Unit 1 – Introduction
  • Unit 2 – Legislation and regulations
  • Unit 4 – Prescription and administration of medicines
  • Unit 5 – Methods of administering medications
  • Unit 6 – Safe administration of medicines
  • References and resources.

Who is the course for?

This online Medicines Management for Nurses and Allien Health Professionals (AHPs) training course was developed for frontline healthcare professionals, including:

  • Registered nurses and midwives,
  • Allied health professionals (AHPs),
  • Nursing associates, and
  • Senior health and social care support workers.

Course aims

The aim of this online Medicines Management for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) training course is to improve healthcare professionals’ awareness of the fundamental principles for the safe handling and administration of medicines.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this online Medicines Management for Nurses and Allied Health Professional (AHPs) training course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe how the law affects the way practitioners can manage and administer medicines,
  • Define some medical and technical terms,
  • Understand the effect of age on the body and its impact on medications,
  • Know the different types of medicines,
  • Develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to administer medicines within the health and care settings competently,
  • Identify the need for accurate written documentation and audit in the safe handling of medication,
  • Identify how to deal with special requirements such as “when required” medications and controlled drugs,
  • Explain the importance of labels and prescriptions of medicines,
  • Explain how drugs act on the body and major organs,
  • Recognise some side effects and adverse drug reactions of prescribed medicines,
  • Describe and know how to deal with side effects, adverse drug events and drug interactions, and
  • Ensure best practice is followed for the supply, storage of medicines within the care setting.

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