Aims of the course
The aim of this session is to help those medication trained carers administer medications safely and efficiently.
This session is aimed at all carers who come into contact with medication. We will discuss consent, routes of administration, adverse reactions, storage and disposal of medicine. Activity using guides to prescription medicines.
Carers will undertake an assessment at the end of the session.
- The legal boundaries with regard to medication
- Classification of drugs
- Administration and side effects
- Record keeping
- Understanding policies and procedures
On completion of this course the attendees will have covered these topics along with a number of others.
Duration / number of attendees
2/3 hrs and a max 15 attendees or to suit your venue.