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Medication Function - 1
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'Every carer should know what they're giving.'

This three hour course is designed to provide an overview of a variety of medications. This course covers 25 commonly used drugs and is ideal for novice and experienced personnel.
Medication Function - 1

Three hours

Introduction / Refresher

Care and nursing staff responsible for administering medication

To enhance staff knowledge of individual medications

Up to 15 students

- Purpose of specific drugs
- How the drugs work
- Key administration issues
- Test

Drugs:
- Alendronic Acid
- Amoxicillin
- Aspirin
- Atorvastatin
- Beclomethasone
- Calcichew
- Carbamazepine
- Chloramphenicol
- Co-Careldopa
- Codeine
- Digoxin
- Gaviscon
- Glyceryl Trinitrate
- Insulin
- Iron
- Lactulose
- Lisinopril
- Lorazepam
- Metformin
- Nitrofurantoin
- Salbutamol
- Sertraline
- Trimethroprim

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Workbook exercises, group discussion

Students are assessed on their performance in the class and in the summative test at the end.

- Care Standards Act
- Skills for Care Induction Standards
- Diploma in Health & Social Care
- National Vocational Qualifications
- Nursing & Midwifery Council
  Guidelines
- Care Certificate

- Attendance forms
- Workbooks
- Exercises
- Knowledge tests
- Feedback forms
- Certificates
- Reinforcement exercises

Dependent on your training needs.
Call 020 3115 1039 for details.

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This course description is not a contract and content may be subject to change.
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Michael Hughes MSc BSc(Hons) RN DipN ENB 998 ENB 978 Cert HPM FRSPH FIHPE PTLLS
Healthcare Training 79 Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8JG  Tel/Fax: 020 3115 1039
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