Safe Handling and Administration of Medicines
The distance learning manual on the safe handling and administration of medicines aims to provide essential information about the principles and practices involved in safely handling and administering medications. It emphasizes the role of employees in ensuring medication safety and highlights the relevant legislation governing this area.
Throughout the manual, there are case studies, examples, and exercises to help learners apply the knowledge and understand the complexities of safe medication handling. Learners will also be encouraged to reflect on their own practices and consider ways to improve medication safety in their workplace. This workbook costs £14.95 per learner. Prices may vary based on your requirements.
- Law and Legislation
- Classification of Medicines
- Forms of Medicine
- Prescribing and Dispensing
- Roles and Responsibilities
- Checks and Records
- Storage of Medicines
- Routes of Administration
- Medication Administration Records (MAR)
- Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
- Professional Care Values
Mandatory Training Courses
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