Administration of Meds

Administration of Medication – Half Day Training Course

This course gives learners the knowledge to help them to safely and effectively assist with, or administer, medication in a care or support setting. If delivered in-house, the course can be tailored to include the policies, procedures and protocols specific to an individual organisation.

This half-day course includes;

  • What is a drug? What is a medicine?
  • Legal categories of medicines
  • Types and contents of prescriptions
  • Pharmacy medication labels
  • The laws regarding the administration of medicines
  • Understanding administration directions
  • Liquid medications (storage and safe administration)
  • Policies for administration (inc. not administering from family prepared containers etc.)
  • Drug crushing and covert medication (including legal and medical implications)
  • Systemic and topical medicines, including administration of topical medicines
  • Administration via P.E.G. and other routes
  • Non-prescription medicines including herbal; dangers, contraindications and side effects
  • The 7 rights of administration
  • Practical guidance on the giving of medicines

PLEASE CALL 0333 241 2626 TO BOOK THIS COURSE.

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Date

05 Feb 2020

Time

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location

Key Training Academy
Station Road, Llanfairfechan, LL33 0AP