This is a lighter mandatory training course for health and social care staff that carry out responsibilities at level 2 standard of working practices.
It is for staff working in settings such as Care Homes, Hospital Wards, Day Centres, or supporting an individual in their own home.
Health and social care workers have a ‘duty of care’ to ensure that the individuals they support take their medication safely and with no error.
This course will teach practices for:
- Level 1: Prompt and assist with medication
- Level 2: Administration of medication
Knowledge and awareness of level 3 medication will also be given.
Medication Lite training comprises of 7 learning modules:
- The 2 R’s of Medication Practice
- Levels of Medication Practice
- Medicine Types
- Routes of Administration
- Medication Aids
- Recording Medication Practice
- Safeguarding in Medication
Course duration: up to approx. 1 hour, dependent on learner’s skills and abilities.
Please choose whether you’re an organisation or an individual
On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:
Be aware of medicines legislation and regulations
Know what a medication policy should include
Understand the levels of medication practice
Know the types of medicines you may support with
Understand the routes of administration
Identify medication aids and understand safe practice
Correctly record and report medication practice
Identify and report errors in medication
Understand the support for medication practice
Course Syllabus Includes
Legislation and Regulation
Prompt with medication
Assist with medication
Rights of medication
Types of medication
Variable dosage medicines
Routes of Administration
Personal Protective Equipment
Ordering, Delivery, Returns
Recording and Reporting
Medication errors, Safeguarding
Support in Practice
If you are an organisation then simply get in touch and we can set you up with an account very quickly. Simply fill out the form below or call us on 020 3397 9734.
This will depend on which model you choose, our unlimited access subscription model starts from 47p per person per month. The Pay As You Go option starts from 99p per course depending on how many course credits you buy. Both options offer extremely good value for money. Not only that, we promise to beat any like for like quote from any other UK eLearning provider. Call now on 020 3397 9734.
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