Shorter than our Foundation Course, this half-day (3.5 hours) course seeks to refresh knowledge in experienced staff and gives updates in the legislation and recommendations surrounding medicines administration.
It features interactive exercises to re-inforce learning and test understanding.
Each delegate receives a comprehensive workbook, our pocket sized 'primer' card, and a Certificate of Completion valid for one year.
Ideal for care staff who require a refresher and are based in:
- residential care homes,
- care homes with nursing,
- domiciliary care organisations,
- extra-care housing schemes, and
- supported living.
The course covers essential areas such as:
- Laws, legislation & medicines,
- Roles & responsibilities of staff,
- Safe handling, administration & management of medicines,
- Record keeping,
- Recognising & dealing with problems.
Following successful course completion, trainees will be able to:
- Outline medicine laws and legal categories,
- Describe prescription & labelling requirements,
- Understand the importance of dosage directions,
- Know support levels, rights and responsibilities with medicines,
- Safely select, administer, store & dispose of medicines,
- Maintain accurate records,
- Recognise some side-effects & what action to take
- Describe protocols for homely remedies & "when required" medicines.
This course is very popular, early booking is essential, please email or call to discuss your requirements:
- The cost is charged per delegate excluding VAT
- Minimum number of delegates per session is 8, maximum of 16
- Depending on your location from the nearest pharmacist trainer, mileage may be chargeable @ 45p per mile.