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Medication Best Practice: Leadership Responsibilities in Residential Settings- Cohort 1

26 August - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Course Description

This course introduces organisations such as NICE, CQC, HCC and the CCG’s best practices around medication. This course specifically looks at the guidance and policies for residential services.

Learning Outcomes
• Policies, and Guidelines
• Competencies
• Refusal of medication
• Side effects of medication
• Medication errors: Local findings and Root Cause Analysis
• Infection Control Measures
• Medication Wastage
• Over the Counter Medication
• Homely Remedies
• Covert/Overt Administration
• Crushing Medication
• Polypharmacy

Requirements and Suitability

This course is suitable for care home leaders with responsibility around medication. The learners should be able to disseminate the learning to others in the workplace.

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26 August
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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