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Safe Handling of Medicines Training - NNTC

Safe Handling of Medicines is designed to ensure that candidates will understand policies and procedures for the safe handling and storing of medicines as well as the correct method of record keeping. This Safer Handling Of Medication Training course is aimed at staff who are responsible for the handling, administrating and disposal of medication within a care environment. Whether that be nurses, carers or community support workers.

All of our safe handling of medicines courses are run in an interactive student-centred style, with all assurances given to create a safe learning environment. Please note all our courses are tailored free of charge to your requirements so may vary slightly from the stated aims and outcomes and are run in-house and virtually.

NNTC can create a bespoke E-Learning package for your organisation. This means no more paying for individual licenses for all your employees. Please contact Jackie for details and pricing.

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more.
State the legislation and guidance of medication management
Identify the key principles of medication management
Discuss The Service user needs assessment
Explore the consent to treatment and obtaining medication
Identify the principles of safe administration of medicines
State the importance of awareness of specific medications
Identify the practical considerations for the safe management of medicines
Discuss the implications for service users with swallowing difficulties
State the importance of record keeping
Discuss the Safe disposal of medicines
Other Information
Duration 1 Day
Face to Face Training maximum number of delegates 12
Virtual Training maximum number of delegates 12
Public Courses Not available
Bespoke E-Learning Packages Available