september, 2021

27sep9:30 am4:30 pmFeatured***Places Available*** | Safe Handling and Administration of Medication Training Level 1 & 2 | Open Course in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire | 27th September 2021Designed for healthcare professionals, who may have to administer medication and need to either refresh their existing skills and/or wish to learn more about medication and administration.

Event Details

Welcome to the “Excellence in Care Series”

We understand that a lot of businesses find it difficult to release all staff to attend training.  For this reason we are now running open courses at our training venue in Cheltenham to give organisations and individuals the opportunity to book onto a course with minimum disruption to the working day.

Our open courses are ideal for anyone working in the healthcare sector.  You can attend the courses as an individual or a number of your staff can be booked onto the course.  There are a maximum of 15 places available.


Training made easy for you

With a lot of new regulations coming into force, it is vital now more than ever that you are able to provide appropriate training for your workforce.

Supporting you with staff recruitment & retention

It’s a fact that quality training increases recruitment and aids retention.  A vital issue in your sector where good staff seem to be becoming ever more thin on the ground.  Our bespoke training packages are designed specifically to help you.

Helping you increased productivity

Well trained staff are able to carry out their duties more efficiently.  Organisations with a well trained workforce suffer less safeguard incidents.  Well trained staff work more efficiently and have more confidence in their job role.

Improving standards of care delivery

Support your staff to deliver a quality patient/client centred approach to care in your healthcare setting.

Safe Handling and Administration of Medication Training Level 1 & 2

This is a Level 1 and Level 2 course designed for healthcare professionals, who may have to administer medication and need to either refresh their existing skills and/or wish to learn more about medication and administration.


The aim of this Safe Handling and Administration of Medication Training is to update or impart medication knowledge in accordance with your organisations policies and procedures.  The course is essential for nurses and support workers who need to safely handle and administer medication on a daily basis. We highly recommend it to you as an excellent standard for safe medication practices.

The course teaches the practical skills needed to select, administer and record medicines. Theory is provided in a comprehensive handout.


Course Content

  • Regulations
  • Current legislation
  • Prescription drugs
  • Prescriptions & labels
  • Categories of medication
  • Routes of administration
  • Refusal of medicines
  • Covert medication
  • Recording and documentation 
  • Accountability and responsibility
  • Drug disposal
  • Drug errors
  • Auditing medication
  • Organisation paperwork including M.A.R. sheets
  • Administration of medication
  • Identify the  7 ‘Rights’ of medication administration
  • Describe how to use a person centred approach in the administration of medication, whilst adhering to Mental Capacity Act
  • Demonstration of administering techniques

Aims:

The aim of this Safe Handling and Administration of Medication Training is to update or impart medication knowledge in accordance with your organisations policies and procedures.  The course is essential for nurses and support workers who need to safely handle and administer medication on a daily basis. We highly recommend it to you as an excellent standard for safe medication practices.

The course teaches the practical skills needed to select, administer and record medicines. Theory is provided in a comprehensive handout.


Course Assessment and Certification

The trainer will check understanding, involvement and the ability of all students throughout the duration of the course.  A certificate of attendance will be provided.


Cost:  £78.00 per person which includes refreshments.


 

Time

(Monday) 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location

The New Club

2 Montpellier Parade

Organizer

Tidal Training Ltd

Book a place

For more information and pricing please contact one of the team and we will be delighted to support you.

Email: contact@tidaltraining.co.uk
Landline: 01242 371 999

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