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Medication Administration Training

The Health & Safety Group
Course summary
Professional Training
7 hours
65 - 695 GBP excl. VAT
Professional Training
Course Dates
Birmingham
65 GBP
20/08/2022

London
65 GBP
02/09/2022

Manchester
65 GBP
10/09/2022

United Kingdom
695 GBP
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Course description

Medication Administration Training

Medication can be dangerous when misused but when used effectively is a very powerful tool to alleviate symptoms and improve or prolong a persons life.

Healthcare professionals are not only responsible for the safe delivery of medication but also upholding dignity, encouraging independence and respecting choices the service user/patient makes.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this course for?

Medication Administration training is an excellent refresher course for healthcare professionals with the responsibility of receiving, storing, administering and disposing of medication.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Objectives

  • Identify relevant legislation
  • Understand the 8'R's of medication administration
  • Recognise common medication
  • Understand the importance of record keeping
  • Identify prescribed medication
  • Understand common errors that can occur

Certificate lasts for 1 year!

Reduce the likelihood of errors made whilst administering medicine

Delivers key information to enhance user/ patient care

Training Course Content

  • Legislation
  • The 8 rights of medication administration
  • Classification and types of medication
  • Routes into the body
  • Maintaining records
  • Prescribing medication
  • Types and reasons for errors
  • Storing and disposing of medication
  • Self-administration and supporting independence
  • Contra indications, allergies and overdoses
  • Monitoring dosage systems
  • Medication calculations

Expenses

Course Price:£65 + VAT

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The Health & Safety Group

The Health & Safety Group has been providing expert online, open, and in-house training courses across the UK since 2004. Training 100,000+ professionals each year, The Health & Safety Group provide expert training for a wide variety of professions and...


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Building 5, 566 Chiswick High Road
W4 5YF London

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