The accredited course to enable senior staff to effectively audit medicines in care homes to prevent medicines errors and incidents.
Medicines Management Improvement Workshop
An accredited whole day course for care homes where poor practice has been highlighted following an inspection.
Workshop is for 12 delegates and price includes 12 Advanced Competency Assessments.
About This Course
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- Course Information
Does your care home require improvement following an inspection? This accredited course is designed to:
- Identify and eliminate bad habits that have developed over time
- Provide a reminder/ refresher about medicines procedures.
- 6 Rights and the importance of procedure
- Personalised care and importance of care plans, consent etc.
- Label exercises- highlighting PRNs, dosage of eye drops (one or two), once a day instruction etc.
- Case studies- timings, swallowing tablets whole, crushing, halving tablets etc
- Quiz questionnaire- storage, part opened containers, discontinued medicines, signing for PRNs, covert administration, audit
- Understanding processes-Controlled Drugs, warfarin, self-administration, administration of creams by care assistants
- Case studies- medicines errors and incidents, running out of medicines
- Spotting errors on MAR sheets
- Q&A’s from delegates
- Fundamental Standards-round up
Assessment will be undertaken when the delegates return to the workplace by completion of the Opus Online Advanced Competency Assessment.
Number of delegates= 12
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
Face to Face CourseCost is:
- plus 12 x Advanced Competency Assessments (@£22.50 each)
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“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…”
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