MEDICATION MANAGEMENT - SUPPORT THE USE OF MEDICATION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

This medication management course helps healthcare practitioners to understand their role in the administration of medication to individuals.

 

Overview

What will learners get out of it?

  • Legislative framework for the use of medication in social care settings
  • Common types of medication and their use
  • Roles and responsibilities in the use of medication in social care setting
  • Techniques for administering medication
  • Receive, store and dispose of medication supplies safely
  • Rights of the individual when managing medication
  • Support the use of medication
  • Record and report on use of medication

 

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone working in health or social care environments. This includes clinical and non-clinical staff as well as volunteers.

 

Assessment

Learning progress and test results can be tracked by managers for internal development and a certificate of completion for CPD is issued.

 

Accreditations:

The course is relevant to the requirements of the Level 3 Certificate Support the Use of Medication in Health and social care settings.

 

MANUAL HANDLING

Manual handling involves the use of the human body to lift, lower, fill, empty, or carry loads. The load can be animate (a person or animal) or inanimate (an object).

 

Overview

What will learners get out of it?

  • Introduction to Manual Handling
  • Legal duties relating to manual handling in the workplace
  • Assessing manual handling activities
  • High-risk manual handling activities
  • Reducing manual handling risks
  • Supporting an individual to sit on a chair and stand up
  • Supporting an individual with Mobility
  • Supporting an individual to use a rotunda
  • Supporting an individual from a chair using a board slide
  • Supporting an individual to position themselves by using a slide sheet
  • Supporting an individual using a hoist from the bed to a wheelchair

 

Who is this course for?

All healthcare staff

 

Assessment

The session is followed by assessment designed to test learners' understanding of the course. Learning progress and results can be tracked by managers for internal development and a certificate of completion for CPD issued

 

Accreditations:

This course meets the outcomes for basic manual handling standards

 

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

Basic Life Support (BLS) is a relatively short training course required of most clinical health professionals to help revive, resuscitate, or sustain a person who is experiencing cardiac arrest or respiratory failure of some sort.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, which is commonly known by its acronym CPR, is a form of basic life support that is applied during a life-threatening emergency. Situations that call for CPR include cardiac arrest, near-drowning incidents, suffocation, or any situation where a person is not breathing.

 

Overview

By the end of the session, learners will:

  • Introduction to Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Understand the Elements of Basic Life Support
  • Understand how to conduct an Initial Assessment
  • Be able to assess a collapsed victim
  • Be able to perform chest compression and rescue breathing
  • Be able to deal with a person who is choking
  • Be able to place an unconscious person in the recovery position
  • Understand your legal obligations under the first aid regulations

 

Who is this course for?

Healthcare Staff

 

Assessment

Learning progress and assessment results can be tracked by managers for internal development and a certificate of completion for CPD is issued.

 

Accreditations:

The course is designed to meet the requirements of the 'Basic Life Support' standard within the Care Certificate.

MEDICATION MANAGEMENT, MANUAL HANDLING & BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

£70.00 Regular Price
£50.00Sale Price
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    We strongly advise that you plan your journey to arrive on time. Please note we do not have the facility to guide you to the venue on the day and a late arrival will mean that you will not be able to attend the course and no refunds will be made. Cancellations will only be accepted with a minimum of 2 weeks notice before the start of the course. Once the training has been booked no refunds will be made, however, you can postpone your training to our next available dates and available venues. To postpone your training, we require at least one week's notice.

 
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