The Medication Awareness training can be provided individually or as part of a bespoke package.
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By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Understand the legislation that affects the administration of medicines.
Describe how medication should be stored and recorded.
Understand the different types of medication and how they work.
Follow protocols and policies when receiving, storing and recording medicines.
Describe common adverse reactions to medication.
Understand the differences in protocols between various healthcare provisions.
Target Population: All staff that may be called upon to administer medication in the course of their duties.
Course Duration: 3 hours.
Certification: Level 1 Award in Medication Awareness.
Assessment: Knowledge assessment via a question paper.
Number of Participants: 16 Maximum
Is based on the compliance requirements placed on trainers by the Medicines Act, Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act 1974, Access to Health Records Act, The Human Medicines Regulations, Misuse of Drugs Act and CQC standards.
Is based on guidelines produced by the National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE).
Can assist Health & Social Care Diploma candidates with the various elements of their learning.