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Infection Control & Medicine Awareness

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Birmingham

146 Hagley Rd

Birmingham

B16 9NX

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Two courses one full day. Infection Control and Medicine Awareness. Practical Interactive Training

1. Medicine Awareness:The course has been designed to aim at staff and clinicians in the Healthcare settings who are responsible for handling; administrating and disposal of medication within a care and clinical environment; this can be dentists, nurses, podiatrists, carers and community workers etc.

The course is designed for delegates to understand the terminology of the difference between over the counter and prescription drugs. This includes safe handling requirements for medication in the Health and Social Care Sectors, also the process for safe administration.

This course will be a blend of interactive learning with case scenarios. Delegates will also develop practical skills in line with industry standards and guidelines.

We aim to improve learners’ knowledge and understanding of

  • Different types of medication and how they work.
  • Different routes and errors that can be made.
  • The correct documentation when using medications.
  • Describe how medication should be stored.
  • Common adverse reaction to some medications.
  • 7 guidelines of administration.
  • Different types of common medicine groups
  • Controlled drugs and oxygen.
  • Drugs error
  • Disposal of medications.
  • Understand the difference in protocols between various Healthcare provisions.
  • Understanding the rights of patients
  • What action to take in an adverse reaction following the administration of medication.

We aim to teach delegates best practise and ensure we cover current regulations and legislations.‘Medication error can be lethal’; always have updated knowledge and skills’.

2 . Infection Control: training is aim at all staff and clinicians working in the Health or care settings; they will learn the importance and updates of occupational infection control measures and will be made acutely aware of their responsibilities in managing them. This course will be a blend of interactive learning with case scenarios. Delegates will also develop practical skills in line with industry standards and guidelines.

The aim of the course is for learners to be able to:

  • Identify sources of infection understand the various ways that infections may be transmitted.
  • Disease and transmission; hands washing and gloves use; housekeeping; needle & sharps and waste disposal.
  • Understand the chain of infections maybe transmitted.
  • Understand the chain of infection and how to control the risks.
  • Recognise the importance of your employer carrying out risk assessments at your place of work.
  • Identify a range of different infection control situations.
  • Describe the consequences of poor infection control.
  • Have a basic understanding of your employer’s legal duties.
  • Be fully aware of preventative measure, remedy the action and prevent infection from transmitting.

‘Don’t be uninformed of Basic Hygiene’

Who is it for? But not limited to

  • Healthcare professionals working in primary and community settings.
  • Doctors, Nurses, Podiatrists, Beauty Therapists, Care Workers etc.
  • Surgeries and clinics providers.

This two courses full day ‘Accredited Level One Course’.

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Birmingham

146 Hagley Rd

Birmingham

B16 9NX

United Kingdom

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