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Supporting Carers for Medicine Use and Administration Training

Supporting Carers for Medicine Use and Administration Training

Duration 1 Days | £119.00 per delegate

Course Introduction

This course has been developed to help pharmacists with the skills they need to engage
with care home staff. Taught by an experienced Pharmacist, this course will take a train
the trainer approach and it will include theoretical and practical elements. You will also
be provided with a competency based framework that should assist you at the end of the
training in taking this forward.
Delegates will receive course materials and any appropriate tools to help support this
programme.

This course is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners

Course Aims

  • Understand the factors involved in training and supporting care home staff who
  • Understanding the responsibilities of the pharmacist in this setting.

Course Content

  • Background - Five year forward plan, Pharmacy roles, National Care Standards
  • Social Care Data and Principles of handling medicines in Social Care, The Care Act,
  • Social Care settings, ADL/IADL’s
  • Medicines and Social Care
  • Principles record keeping, audit, competence, freedom of choice for patients, what can
  • Pharmacist roles, expertise, signposting
  • How medicines work, formulations, practical problems and solutions
  • Medicine administration
  • Self-administration
  • Minor ailments
  • CDs
  • Storage and handling
  • Staff training, dispensing errors, administration errors and what they are
  • Procedures for giving medication in care homes, prescribing and monitoring, errors
  • CHUMS recommendations
  • Choice and consent in care homes
  • Covert administration
  • Medicine ordering
  • ACUTE issues
  • Verbal orders - Pharmacist
  • Changes in social settings
  • Potential issues, delays, discharge issues
  • MAR Chart reflections
  • Patients with special needs/swallowing difficulties
  • Case studies
  • Medicines and PEG
  • Medication reviews
  • STOPP/START
  • STOPP/Cardiovascular
  • Dementia and care home issues with medication
  • Patient reviews
  • Screening

Who should attend / would be applicable?

  • Pharmacists
  • Care Home Managers

Date and Time

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Course Rating

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(100%) * Based on evalutations completed at the end of each course.

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1 Days | £119.00 per Candidate

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