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Medication awareness and Competency sign off

Minimum of Six Delegates Required Full Day Course

£450.00 (ex VAT)
AVAILABLE COURSE DATES
Monday 12th August 2019
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Tuesday 13th August 2019
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Wednesday 14th August 2019
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Thursday 15th August 2019
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Friday 16th August 2019
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Saturday 17th August 2019
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Sunday 18th August 2019
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Learning Aims and Outcomes

Course Title:  Medication Awareness and Competency Sign off

Course length 6 hours

Maximum number to attend 12 (maximum for competency sign off 6)This course is aimed at all staff involved with administering medication.The course begins with an overview of relevant legislation and guidance and provides awareness around administering medication as well as storage of medication.During the afternoon session, delegates (maximum of 6) will be assessed for competency by participating in a role play for administration of medication.  The remainder of the group will complete a Medication Workbook Assessment whilst waiting for their individual assessment.



Learning Outcome

Assessment Criteria

Introduction - Laws and Legislation

 

 

         Understand the relevant laws and legislation applicable to medication administration and how these directly apply to care staff.  

Administration of Medication

Labelling

Running out of Medication

 

 

British National Formulary (BNF)

Infection Control

 

 

         Identify how to administer 

         Check medication against MAR sheet.

         Understand what to do:

  • During GP hours
  • Outside GP hours

         Discuss in what circumstances BNF is used.

         Identify the importance of:

  • Hand hygiene with regards to administering medication.

Consent and Capacity

         The importance of consent

         Convert Medication

Taking delivery of Medication

 

         Discuss process of documenting delivering of medication.

         Actions taken if medication cannot be accepted

Base Levels

 

         Have an understanding of the importance of base levels; be able to identify a change in an individuals condition and record/report appropriately. 

Record Keeping

         Medication Administration Record Information that must be included

         Recording information conforming to the  Data Protection Act.

Common Medications

(this will be specific to each service provider common medications will be identified at the start of the training session)

 

         Identify medications used:

  • Indications
  • Contra indications
  • Side effects
  • Usual dosage

Medication Competency Sign off

 

(Maximum 6 delegates for sign off)

 

         Complete medication work book

         Assessment for competency in administering medication by Registered Nurse.  

         Signed competency documented will be provided to the on-site Manager.






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  • Do you bring equipment?

    We bring all required equipment with us

  • How long do certificates last

    Please See the Individual courses, on how long certificates last

  • Do your trainers come to us?

    Our Trainers can provide training at your venue. Or you can come to our fully equipped training rooms.

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