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Medication Awareness Course for Personal Assistants

  • This course is an interactive medication awareness course to help PAs support their employer with their medicines.

Who is it for?

  • Any Personal Assistant who wants to know more about medication

Course content

 
  • Obtaining prescriptions
  • Legal categories of medicines
  • Importance of medicine labels
  • Understanding dosage instructions
  • Legal issues
  • Storage
  • Administration and handling
  • Five rights of administration
  • Covert administration
   
  • Routes of administration
  • How to use eye drops, patches, inhalers, creams etc
  • Disposal
  • Levels of support
  • Self medication
  • What can go wrong
  • How to reduce medication errors
  • Side effects of medicines
  • Interactions with over-the-counter and prescribed medicines
  • Compliance aids

All attendees will sit a short assessment at the end of the course. A certificate is awarded on successful completion.

Learning outcomes

On completion, attendees will understand: 

  • how to use safe procedures for handling medication 
  • how to administer medicines safely and effectively 
  • how to recognise and avoid potential problems with medicines
  • the side effects of 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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