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CONTROL AND ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICINES LEVEL 3


Social Care Academy LTD

Summary

Price
£20 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
2 Hours
Qualification
1 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price

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Overview

This online Control and Administration of Medicines course is designed to provide learners with an understanding of the correct procedures to follow when prescribing and administering medicines, in both a social and domiciliary care environment Delegates will learn how to keep records of each administration, as well as all incoming and outgoing medicines, so as to ensure that the risk of error is minimised.

Description

Within this course, you’ll also find the “Knowledge Set for Medication” course modules covered as defined by Skills for Care and Development in 2005. Upon successful completion, learners will require to be observed to competently administer a range of medication.

Learning Outcomes

  • Safe medicine handling procedures

  • Prescribing, checking, obtaining and dispensing of medicines

  • Disclosure and patient confidentiality

  • Patient guidance and support

  • Medicine classifications and their properties

  • Administration methods and competence

  • Identifying and reporting reactions to, or between, medicines

  • Consenting to secondary administration

  • Staff and patient risk assessment

  • Administration preparation and accuracy

  • Keeping record of administration, errors and medicine refusal

  • Storing and disposing of medicines safely

  • Relevant legislation and guidance

Who is this course for?

Support Workers

Health and Social Care Professionals/Assessors

Health & Social Care Worker

Requirements

Internet access

Career path

Social Care Assistant

Health Care Assistant

Care Certificate

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Debs asked:

Is the control and Administration of medicines level 3 course a lifetime qualification or a annual one.

Answer:

Hello, Thank you for your enquiry. The medication course is an annual Continuous Professional Development (CPD) course. Regards, Norah

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Kelly asked:

Do you receive a certificate for the training you do for the administration of medicine.

Answer:

Yes

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