About the course

For healthcare professionals with responsibility of receiving, storing, administering and disposing of medication.

Duration: 3 hours (1/2 day)

  • Taking medication
  • Taking responsibility
  • Uses of medication
  • Types of drugs
  • Non-prescription medication
  • Medication register
  • Contraindications
  • Tolerance
  • Dependence
  • Consent
  • Medication record entries
  • Reading prescriptions
  • Medication changes
  • Medication storage
  • Correct administration procedures
  • Medication trolleys
  • Interruptions and distractions, managing them
  • Mediation administration
  • Observation
  • Finishing medication correctly
  • Do and don’t instructions
medicated drips by a hospital bed
  • Crushing
  • Covert medication
  • Dosage errors
  • Disposal of medicines
  • Controlled drugs
  • Reporting
  • Self medication
  • Monitored dosage systems (MDS)
  • Preventing and managing medication errors
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Prices and availability on request
Why use Code Blue Education?

All our tutors have advanced skills and experience gained through many years of working in the NHS and private hospitals. The course is taught in a friendly relaxed environment with the latest updates and equipment.
In the practical scenarios, you will be given one to one hands on tuition, we pride ourselves on making sure you are confident in your skills before moving on to another module.
In the years of running the course we are proud of our 100% satisfaction rating from our delegates. 
We have fantastic facilities here in our West London location including excellent public transport links, we are opposite Brentford mainline railway station and 10 minutes from Boston Manor Tube.
Our course is designed to offer value for money with the certificate of attendance and handbook included in the price.
We never overbook our courses.
Give our team friendly team a call now on 0208 579 3388
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