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Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly Social Care Workforce Development

Safe Administration of Medication - Full Day

Duration : 1 days
Start Date : 12/10/2017
Time : 9:30am - 4:30pm
Trainer : Teresa Booth
Location : Blaenau Gwent
Venue : VITCC,
Tredegar Business Park,
Tredegar,
NP22 3EL
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Learning Outcomes

To understand the importance of safe administration of medication. The importance of following legislation surrounding medication

To become familiar with the organisation's medication policies and procedures. To realise the importance of maintain the service user's privacy, dignity, independence, and the importance of gaining the consent of the service user at all times

To know the role you play in administering medication and to be aware of your boundaries when assisting with medication

To understand the types of medication available and the possible routes these might be given

Do's and Don'ts of safe administration of medication

To ensure that you practice safe administration of medication at all times

Pre-Requisites

None

Target Audience

Staff who administer medication to service users

 

This course has been completed