Medication, poly pharmacy and observation 3hrs

Medication, poly pharmacy and observation 3hrs

REF MED01A | Elements of competence HSC 3047

Qualification and credit framework

This course contributes toward the recommended guided learning hours, you should carry out practice reflection, document and attach subsequent evidence from this training.

Summary

This half day course is for workers in residential or community
settings who wish to explore and develop an understanding of common
medicines, dispensing techniques and poly pharmacy, observation skills when
supporting individuals.

Who should attend?

This course is relevant to care workers who support individuals in all care
settings – hospital, residential, day- or foster-care or in the individual’s
own home.

Proposed Learner Outcomes - The worker must be able to

• Understand the legislative framework for the use of medication in social
care settings
• Know about common types of medication and their use and side effects
• Understand roles and responsibilities  in the use of medication in social
care settings
• Understand techniques for administering medication
• Know how to promote the rights of the individual when managing
medication
• Be able to observe, record and report on use of medication

How many candidates may attend?
This training is not limited in numbers.

Equivalent Relevant information

1. Certificates are issued for each learners and if dated, are valid to that period. N.B Learners attending
must complete the entire duration of the training to qualify for a certificate.
2. A learner assessment may be required post training for audit and PDP purposes.
Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block
capitals clearly on the day.

Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block capitals clearly on the day.

How to book your course

Please call us on 0208 144 9491. You can also submit our online booking enquiry form too.

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