Safe Administration of Medication & Buccal (Combined)

190.00

Aim: Combined course, This course will equip participants with the skills and knowledge required to safely administer medication in a variety of healthcare and residential care settings and also gain the knowledge around seizure management (Buccal).

Who is this course for? The course is designed for people working in the health or social care sector, including healthcare personnel who administer or assist with the administration of medication.

Certification: Upon successful completion of this course participants will be issued with a certificate valid for 2 years.

Course Topics:

  • 10 Rights of medication administration.
  • Double checking medications.
  • Monitoring and documentation.
  • Patient rights and patient education.
  • Withholding medications.
  • Self-administration of medications.
  • Medication errors.
  • Administration errors.
  • Medication storage.

Epilepsy:
• Epilepsy awareness.
• What is Epilepsy?
• Causes of Epilepsy.
• Diagnosis of Epilepsy.
• What is a seizure?
• Causes of a seizure?
• Types of seizures.
• Stages and management of complex partial seizure.
• Stages and management of Tonic Clonic Seizures.
• When to call an ambulance.
• Seizure triggers.
• Treatment options.
• Medication side effects.
• Lifestyle implications.
• Recording seizures.
• Epilepsy care plan.

Buccal Midazolam:
• What is Midazolam?
• How Buccal Midazolam works.
• Advantages of Buccal Midazolam.
• Potential side effects.
• Protocol.
• Indications for use.
• Convulsive and non-convulsive status.
• How to prepare Buccal Midazolam.
• Side effects.

Method of Delivery: This course is facilitated by a trainer who will use a PowerPoint presentation as well as video examples to guide participants through the course.

Duration: 6 hours.

Assessment: Participants will be evaluated on the practical skills demonstrated during the course along with a written assessment.

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