Safe Handling of Medication

Safe Handling of Medication is vital if life threatening situations are to be avoided, either by administering too much or too little medication, or not administering it in the correct manner

This 3 hour Safe Handling of Medication course is suitable for anyone who is responsible for administering medication, and will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to:

Order and store medication correctly
Read and record activities on medication administration systems correctly
Identify different types of medication
Understand how medication can combat disease and illness
Carry out pre administration checks
How to spot possible adverse side effects of medication
How to administer medication via various routes
Employ stringent hygiene practices when handling medication
Manage any inappropriate administration of medication

The course concludes with a simple knowledge and skill check to make sure participants have understood the key elements of medication administration safety before receiving their certificate of achievement.

All Safe Handling of Medication courses will be tailored to suit your exact requirements and may be delivered either in-house or at one of our training centres in London or Birmingham.

Specialist Safe Handling of Medication courses are also available such as:
Safe use of EpiPens
Guidelines on administering Buccal Midazolam
Administration of insulin
If there are any other Safe Handling of Medication courses not featured here, that you would like to discuss, please do not hesitate to contact us.

All Safe Administration of Medication courses are delivered by Registered Nurses

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