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Medication Safety Refresher
'I left his tablets for him to take….'

This three hour refresher course is designed to remind nurses and senior carers of best practice in storing, administering and disposing of medication. Intended for staff with prior medication training and experience, it is an excellent means to reinforce good practice and keep your clients safe.

This is not an introductory course and is not suitable for novice personnel or staff. They should attend my one-day
Medication Safety course.
Medication Safety Refresher

Three hours

Refresher only

Nurses and senior care staff with prior medication training and experience

To remind staff of the principles of good medication practice.

Up to 15 students

- Forms, families, routes of drugs
- MAR sheet abbreviations
- Receipt, storage and ownership
- Hygienic administration
- 'Five Rights' of administration
- CD storage and administration
- Reporting side effects and errors
- Recording refusals
- Covert medication issues
- Accountability and delegation
- Verbal instructions
- Disposal of drugs and sharps
- Test

Workbook exercises, group discussion

Students are assessed on their performance in the class and in the summative test at the end.

- Care Standards Act Regulations
- Skills for Care Induction Standards
- Diploma in Health & Social Care
- National Vocational Qualifications
- Nursing & Midwifery Council
- Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great
  Britain guidelines
- United Kingdom Homecare
  Association Guidelines

- Attendance forms
- Workbooks
- Handout
- Knowledge tests
- Feedback forms
- Certificates

Dependent on your training needs.
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Michael Hughes MSc BSc(Hons) RN DipN ENB 998 ENB 978 Cert HPM FRSPH FIHPE PTLLS
Healthcare Training 79 Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8JG  Tel/Fax: 020 3115 1039
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