The accredited course you need to enable staff to safely administer and record high risk medicines and controlled drugs and understand the issues surrounding them.
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 medicines 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.
- 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 the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
- Developed and presented by qualified Pharmacist trainers
- Compliant with CQC requirements
- Evidenced by a certificate of successful completion
Distance Learning Workbook£15 per workbook We offer the following discounted prices: £12.50 per workbook for orders of 10 workbook packs or more. £10 per workbook for orders of 100 workbook packs or more. *Prices excluding postage. No VAT charged.
How long do the courses take?
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?
This is what the RPS said about Opus:
“By being accredited as a Royal Pharmaceutical Society training provider, Opus Pharmacy Services has demonstrated that it meets our recognised quality standards and provides the benchmark for the healthcare teams it supports…”
Where do courses take place?
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?
Manager’s courses are undertaken in smaller groups of up to 10 delegates.
When do I get my certificate?
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?
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.
How do I get set up for E-learning?
How many E-learning licences do I need and how long do they last?
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