Medication Safety Practice Workshop – RCN (6524) Accredited

Medication Safety Practice Workshop – RCN (6524) Accredited

Medication Safety Practice Workshop

  • The Medication Safety Practice Workshop is designed to provide learners with the underpinning concepts to explore contemporary Medication Safety theory and practice in order to develop participant’s knowledge and skills in the administration of medicine to the patients or residents in the healthcare setting.
  • The qualification is ideal for new starters and experienced staff requiring a refresher alike and is designed for the health and social care sectors including private ambulance services, nursing homes, care homes, domiciliary care providers, nurseries, custody suites, doctor’s surgeries, dental surgeries etc.
  • The qualification has been designed to incorporate the guidance and best practices of medication safety from the Medication Act and other government guidance.

Aims of the workshop:

  • The aim of the course is to Explore concepts of contemporary on Medication Safety theory in order to develop your knowledge within health and social care setting
  • Contribute to and manage a high performance and effective skills in safety administration of medicine
  • Develop your ability to link theories with practice through critical skills assessment and clinical competencies.
  • Confidently challenge current health and social care practices, and use appropriate evidence to articulate your views.

Course Details

  • Legislation and National Guidelines
  • Consent for Care and Treatment
  • Principles of Mental Capacity Act
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • RCN Principles of Nursing
  • Arenas of Accountability
  • Legal Methods of Prescribing Medicines
  • The Importance of Interpersonal Skills
  • Different Supply of Medicines
  • The Rights of Medication
  • List of Never Events Related to Medication
  • Key Areas of Risks in Medication errors
  • Types of Allergic Reactions
  • Treatment of Acute Drug Reactions
  • Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
  • Elderly and Medicine
  • Children and Medicine
  • Types of Pharmacokinetic Interactions
  • Drug Interaction
  • Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR)
  • Medication Error Incidents and ADR
  • Reporting Procedure
  • Seven Key Actions to Improve Medication
  • Medicinal Products
  • Audit Commission
  • Medicines Act 1968
  • Route of Administration
  • Oral Administration
  • Pre-Procedural Considerations
  • Topical Considerations
  • Transdermal Administration
  • Rectal Administration
  • Pulmonary Administration
  • Optalmic Administration
  • Nasal Administration
  • Otic Administration
  • Injections and Infusions
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Evidence based-Practice
  • Pre-Procedural Considareation
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of the IV
  • Methods of Administering IV Drugs
  • Medication Incidents
  • Definition of Medication Error
  • Research into Drug Error
  • Drugs should be Administered
  • Controlled Drugs
  • Implications of the Regulations from Nursing Practice
  • High-Dose Opiate Guidance
  • Midazolam Guidance
  • Medication: Controlled Drug
  • Administration of the Controlled Drugs
  • Practice of Administration of Medicines
  • Safer Management of Controlled Drugs
  • Sources of Drug Information
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Non Touch Technique
  • Medication Safety Workshops
  • Medication Calculations
  • Recordkeeping & Documentation
  • Knowledge and Practical Skills
Target Audience: NMC/GMC Registered Practitioner
Duration: 0930-1730
Fee: £165
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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Accreditation:

Skills-for-Health    GHP RCN Accreditation


Medication Safety Practice Workshop – RCN (6524) Accredited

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