Handling of Medicines Training CPD Approved
Training will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more.
Introduction to the course Terminology explained
The roles of those involved,
Legislation and licensing
Groups of medicines
Levels of support and routes of entry
Infection Control and equipment for dispensing
Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights
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What are good rules to follow to take medications safely?
Important Steps to Taking Medication Safely
- Check for interactions with other medications, food, and drink. …
- Take your medication at a regular time. …
- Don’t be fooled if you are feeling better. …
- Ask what to do if you miss a dose. …
- Don’t cut doses in half. …
- Sign up for automatic refills. …
- Track your side effects.
What is safe handling of medication?
Medication safety is the correct storage, administration, and disposal of all medicines, to prevent inadvertent outcomes.
What are the 4 basic rules for medication administration?
The “rights” of medication administration include right patient, right drug, right time, right route, and right dose. These rights are critical for nurses.