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Medication Courses for Day Care Services

  • 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 
  • Homely remedies and 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

There are 2 workbooks containing activities, exercises, case studies, quizzes and word searches. Self assessment throughout. There is a final assessment, marked by Opus, following completion of both workbooks .A certificate is awarded on successful completion of the assessment. The workbooks can be used as a handy reference source.

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 Workbooks £40.00
From 10 to 20 Workbooks £35.00
For orders over 20 workbooks please contact us.

Please note: Prices are per workbook and include marking of assessment and certificate. A postage and packaging and a card handling fee will be applied.

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