Innovative online competency assessment suitable for assessing competence of staff who regularly administer medicines. Also suitable for nurses, managers and senior staff who wish to evidence their own competency as well as assess their staff.
Administration of Warfarin Distance Learning Workbook
The accredited course you need to administer and record warfarin safely.
About This Course
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- Course Information
Do you support someone taking warfarin? Warfarin is a high risk medicine with an increased likelihood of error. It is important for staff to fully understand how to administer and record warfarin in their care setting. Our Warfarin Distance Learning Workbook provides staff with detailed information on warfarin, why it’s prescribed, why and how it’s monitored and what precautions are needed for people who take warfarin. The accredited course you need to administer and record warfarin safely.
A great resource for Nurses to use as part of their revalidation.
- What is warfarin and what is it used for?
- Getting the dose right
- What are the doses?
- What are the side effects?
- Monitoring warfarin doses
- Medicines that interact with warfarin
- Warfarin and diet
- Warfarin use in case services
- Administration of warfarin
- Recording of warfarin
- Managers Good Practice Audit
- Putting your learning into practice
This course is:
- Accredited by CPD
- Developed and presented by qualified Pharmacist trainers
- Compliant with CQC requirements
- Evidenced by a certificate of successful completion
Distance Learning Workbook
£20 per workbook
We offer the following discounted prices:
£17.50 per workbook for orders of 10 workbook packs or more.
£15 per workbook for orders of 100 workbook packs or more.
*Prices excluding postage. No VAT charged.
How long do the courses take?
Most of our face to face courses are half day (3-hour) sessions with a qualified Pharmacist trainer at your venue. Some supplementary courses, such as buccal midazolam & epilepsy or Epipen & adrenaline auto-injector administration, are 2-hour sessions.
Our Foundation e-learning courses take between 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. Competency Assessments and Refresher courses take approximately 1 hour and Bite-size courses take approximately 30 minutes.
Our distance learning workbooks can be completed in your own time and at your own pace.
Are OPUS courses accredited?
Yes! All of our courses and services are accredited by CPD, and we are a Skills for Care Endorsed Training Provider.
Where do courses take place?
E-learning courses are completed online and can be used on any internet-enabled device, including Macs, PCs and iPads.
Distance Learning Workbooks are posted promptly to an address of your choosing. Larger order can be couriered to you or sent recorded delivery.
How many people can attend a Face to Face course?
Our face to face courses are for small groups of up to 16 learners.
Manager’s courses are undertaken in smaller groups of up to 10 delegates.
When do I get my certificate?
For our face to face courses, the trainer will mark your assessments and all successful delegates will receive their certificate via email following the training, usually within 7 days.
With distance learning, simply pop your completed assessment in the post or scan it in and email it to us for marking and your certificate will be emailed to you for you to print off and keep.
How long does my certificate last for?
For most courses, certificates have a recommended refresher of 2 years.
Skills for Care guidance recommends that training be updated at least annually and OPUS offers online competency assessments which can be used a year after your training for this purpose and refresher courses which can be completed when your certificate expires.