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Medication Advanced Leaving Care
Medication Advanced Leaving Care

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Administering medication is often one of the most important roles of a carer, and it can be more complicated than you might first realise.

This course will break down the different aspects of medication, including how to safely administer it, store it, record it, and review labels. The course will also cover the common side effects to look out for and what to do if someone in your care has a severe reaction.

The learning objectives are as follows:

  • To know how to comply with current legislation, regulations, and good practice to safely administer medication
  • To be aware of a range of medications, their form, and route of administration
  • To be able to identify the six rights of medication
  • To review a label for an over the counter medication
  • To know how to safely administer and store medication
  • To understand the common side effects
  • To understand the action to be taken if a severe reaction is suspected
  • To understand issues of consent including Gillick competency and the Fraser guidelines
  • To be able to complete a Medication Administered Record (MAR)

This course is specifically for employees who work within Leaving Care and is fully CPD accredited.

Should you have 5 or more learners requiring this training please consider the face to face option we offer.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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1 Credit
  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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