The accredited course you need to enable staff to administer medicines safely in a care home.
Designed for staff who are responsible for transcribing medicines information onto MAR sheets.
About This Course
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- Course Information
This accredited 3-hour competency-based practical session enables staff to:
- Accurately copy information from the label to the MAR sheet
- Understand when it is appropriate to transcribe
- Record numbers, units and doses in the correct formats
- Identify areas of risk with transcribing
- Comprehensive workbooks and resources are issued to all delegates.
- When is it appropriate to transcribe?
- When is it not appropriate to transcribe?
- How to record numbers
- How to number the MAR charts
- How to record small volumes
- How units should be expressed
- How doses should be written
- How to record medicines with the same name
- Understanding the details on the medicines label
- Updating MAR sheets
- Transcribing of dose changes
- What are the risks?
- Warfarin and high-risk medicines
- Discontinued and continued medicines
- Accuracy checking
- Practical MAR sheet exercises
- Best practice to avoid errors
- Competency Assessment
This course is:
- Accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
- Developed and presented by qualified Pharmacist trainers
- Compliant with current best practice
- Evidenced by a certificate of successful completion following an assessment at the end of the course
Comprehensive workbooks and resources are issued to all delegates.
Face to Face Course£595 + VAT for a groups of up to 16 delegates
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