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Medication Advanced Fostering
Medication Advanced Fostering

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Administering medication is often one of the most important roles of a carer, and it can be more complicated than you might first realise.

This course will break down the different aspects of medication, including how to safely administer it, store it, review the label, and record it. The course will also cover the common side effects to look out for and what to do if someone in your care has a severe reaction.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To know how to comply with current legislation, regulations, and good practice to safely administer medication
  2. To outline a range of medications, their form, and route of administration
  3. To identify the six rights of medication
  4. To review a label for an over the counter medication
  5. To explain how to safely administer and store medication
  6. To explain common side effects
  7. To understand the action to be taken if a severe reaction is suspected
  8. To describe issues of consent including:
  9. - Gillick Competency
  10. - Fraser Guidelines
  11. To complete a Medication Administration Record and book medication in

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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Free/1 Credit
  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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