The Care Quality Commission and principle 3 of the Handling of Medication in Social Care RPSGB 2007 both require that ‘care staff who help people with their medicines are competent’. All people administering medication in the care setting must have some training to safeguard the people they are caring for. This safe handling of medicines course is designed to meet this need along with supervision of practice in the work place by the care provider
Who is it for?
This course is designed for anyone who is already or working towards administering medication in their job role
On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance from Tyro Training
This course is delivered over ½ day
What will I learn?
- Safe administration and disposal
- Legislation including workplace policies and procedures
- Common medications in use along with side effects
- Reference guides
- Record keeping
There is no formal assessment for this course