Medication Refresher (Half Day)
This course aims to refresh learners knowledge and understanding of their skills, roles and responsibilities when supporting people in care services regulated by the CQC.
Carrying out a regulated activity means services have to evidence competency in their workforce for compliance reasons. This is to ensure that the legislation that is in place to safeguard individuals who use services is being observed and applied.
- The delegates and others roles and responsibilities in the administration of medicines
- The legislative, good practice and policy principles in administering medication effectively, safely and legally
- Applying your Organisations policy into practice
- The Core principles set out in The Royal Pharmaceutical Societies Guidance Safe Handling of Medicines 2007
- The delegates own competencies and development of medication knowledge.
Methods of Delivery
Delegates will be involved in group work, theory and personal reflections.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- An opportunity to troubleshoot practice issues and discuss solutions relating to Safe administration, storage, disposal and recording
- A review of legislative and good practice guidance
- A practice refresher of how to record on a MAR sheet and how to recognise errors
- Consent and capacity issues
- A closer look at the 7 rights and what this means on a practical day to day basis
Individuals, including volunteers, in the social care field whose work includes administering medication to customers or in supporting customers who self-medicate.
Delegates should familiarise themselves with the procedures for medication administration at their workplace. Delegates should all have previously attended the full day before coming on the refresher.
Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of this course.
Health & Safety