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Day Services Medication (Foundation)

  • An interactive course on the safe handling of medicines in a day care setting
  • Follows Skills for Care knowledge sets

Who is it for? 

  • All care/support staff working in day care services

Course content

  • Storage
  • Administration
  • Recording
  • Disposal
  • Covert administration
  • Self-medication
  • Over the counter medication
  • Importance of dose timings
  • How to use eye drops, patches, inhalers, creams etc
  • Legal Issues
  • The importance of medicine labels
  • Understanding dosage instructions
  • Basic hygiene when administering medicines
  • Principles of a medication policy
  • Specialist tasks
  • How to reduce medication errors
  • Reporting refusals, side effects and errors
  • Expiry dates

A  short assessment is included at the end of the course and a certificate is awarded on successful completion.

Learning outcomes

On completion, attendees will understand:

  • how to use safe procedures for handling medication
  • how to prompt, assist or administer medicines safely and effectively
  • how to use and maintain medication records
  • how to recognise and avoid potential problems with medicines
Prices

Discounted prices are for quantities purchased at the same time.

From 1 to 9 Licences £35.00
From 10 to 100 Licences £30.00
For discounted prices on 100+ licences, please email us at info@opuspharmserve.com or call us on 0333 939 0053

Please note: Prices are per licence, there is a card handling fee for online purchases and VAT will be applied.

Licences are valid for 1 year from date of activation (NOT from date of purchase).

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