Medication Management Training

Course Code LMM101

medication-management-training

Aimed at:

This course is aimed at all healthcare professionals who have the responsibility of receiving, storing, administering and disposing of patient’s medication.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion, staff will:

  1. have a better understanding of their roles and responsibilities in to administering medication.
  2. have an appreciation of the legislation and regulation governing medication administration.
  3. be able to identify the 7 R’s of medication administration.
  4. Recognize errors and have confidence to take the relevant actions.
  5. Understand the importance of infection control in medicines administration.

Course Content:

  • Legislation covering CQC expectations
  • The 7 rights of medication administration
  • Classification & Types of medication
  • Routes into the body
  • Infection control in medication administration
  • Prescribing Medication
  • Maintaining records – MARs (Nursing homes, Domiciliary Carers & Hospitals)
  • Storing & Disposing of medication
  • Types & Reasons for errors: Dealing with errors.
  • Self-Administration & supporting independence
  • Contra-indications, allergies and overdoses
  • Monitoring Dosage Systems
  • Scenarios
  • Staff will have undertaken a practical exercise involving MAR charts and medication boxes

Additional Information:

Duration: Half Day
Course Fees: £75 per learner

(Course equates to 7 CPD Points/Hours/Credits)

Certification:

On completion of this course, each candidate will receive a CPD Accredited Certificate of Attendance.


cpd-accredited