Medication Management

A girl with a resident taking medicine with water. - Safe Medicine Administration Training Course
Course No. 1103

£295.00 ((Ex VAT))

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  • Online - Zoom 2 hour(s)
  • Up to 12 delegates
Available Funding:
Self Funded
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Course Outline

Welcome to our comprehensive Medication Management course, where we aim to provide you with a solid foundation in understanding medication and its safe administration. This course is designed for anyone involved in supporting individuals with their medication, whether you’re a healthcare professional or a caregiver. We’ve crafted this course with a clear and easy-to-understand approach to empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to ensure safe and effective medication practices.

Introduction to Medication and Routes of Administration:
We’ll take a journey into the world of medication, providing a clear introduction to various types and the ways they can be administered. From pills to injections, we break down the different routes of administration to give you a comprehensive understanding, ensuring you are well-informed from the start.

Promoting Independence in Medication Management:
The course provides a focus on promoting independence in medication management. We believe in empowering individuals to take charge of their own medication whenever possible. We provide strategies and support techniques to encourage independence while ensuring the safety and well-being of the individual.

Safe Administration, Storage, and Disposal Procedures:
We delve into the importance of following procedures for the safe administration, storage, and disposal of medication. You’ll gain practical insights into maintaining the integrity of medication, from proper handling to secure storage, and the responsible disposal of unused or expired medications.

Correct Use of Medication Administration Record (MAR) Sheets:
We guide you in correctly using Medication Administration Record (MAR) sheets. We break down the essential components of MAR sheets and provide hands-on examples to ensure you can confidently and accurately document medication administration. This knowledge enhances accountability and contributes to effective communication within healthcare settings.

Appropriate Response to Allergic Reactions:
We focus on responding appropriately to allergic reactions. We provide you with the knowledge and skills to recognize the signs of an allergic reaction and respond promptly and effectively. This topic is essential for ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals undergoing medication administration.

Understanding the Importance of Confidentiality and Security:
During the course we emphasise the critical importance of confidentiality and security in all procedures of drug administration. You’ll understand how maintaining confidentiality safeguards the privacy of individuals receiving medication, and how security measures contribute to the overall safety and integrity of the medication process.

By the end of this course, you will possess a well-rounded understanding of medication administration essentials. Whether you’re a healthcare professional or a caregiver, the knowledge and skills gained will empower you to support individuals with their medication safely and with confidence. Join us on this journey towards promoting independence and ensuring the well-being of those under your care. Your commitment to safety and confidentiality will be a valuable asset in the field of medication administration.

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  • Introduction to medication and routes of administration​
  • Promote independence by supporting a person to look after their own medication when possible​
  • Follow procedures set for safe administration, storage and disposal of medication​
  • Correctly use a Medication Administration Record (MAR) sheet​
  • Respond appropriately to allergic reactions​
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality and security in all procedures of drug administration

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