Virtual Health Training

Intermediate

Medication Management

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This course has been designed by practicing and registered qualified nurses to give you a working knowledge on how to manage and support service users to safely take their medications. This a theoretical overview of those safety measures and the skill set required for health and social care workers to competently and confidently manage and administer medicines.

** IMPORTANT: This is the theoretical component of a 2 part study programme. The second part will be a supervised practical element with your employer. 

Curriculum

  • 6 Sections
  • 43 Lessons
  • 1 Quiz
  • 0 Assignments
  • 0m Duration
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Introduction
3 Lessons0 Quizzes0 Assignments
  1. How to Study
  2. Introduction
  3. Objectives
Legislation & Guidance
8 Lessons0 Quizzes0 Assignments
  1. NICE Guidance
  2. The Medicines Act 1968
  3. Misuse of Drugs Act 1971
  4. Health & Safety at Work 1974
  5. Data Protection Act 2018
  6. The Hazardous Waste (England and Wales)Regulations 2005
  7. The Mental Capacity Act 2005
  8. COSHH
Safe Medication Management Practices
8 Lessons0 Quizzes0 Assignments
  1. Prescribing and Dispensing
  2. Receiving Medication
  3. Storage & Handling
  4. Administration
  5. Administration: Infection Prevention
  6. Administration: 'Rights' of Medication
  7. Side Effects (Contraindications) of Medication
  8. Documentation
Types of Medication
15 Lessons0 Quizzes0 Assignments
  1. Antibiotics
  2. Analgesics
  3. Antihistamines
  4. Anticoagulants
  5. Anti-acids
  6. Antidepressants
  7. Anti-Inflamatories
  8. Antipsychotics
  9. Cytotoxic
  10. Steroids
  11. Hormones
  12. Laxatives
  13. Antihypertensives
  14. Dressings
  15. Controlled Drugs (CDs)
Forms of Medicines
9 Lessons0 Quizzes0 Assignments
  1. Tablets & Capsules
  2. Liquid Medications
  3. Topical Medications
  4. Inhalers
  5. Sprays & Aerosols
  6. Drops
  7. Suppositories
  8. Injections
  9. Patches
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  1. Quiz: Assessment
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