Managing Medicines Schools / Childcare (3 hours)
Most children and young people will have times when treatment of illness or a condition will involve taking medicines while in your care. This programme will give staff the knowledge and confidence to develop best practice and manage children and young people requiring medication in schools and childcare settings.
Training includes health and safety factors, safe storage and record keeping, and a full appreciation of your legal responsibilities. A variety of teaching and learning methods are used to include group workshops, case studies and practical demonstrations.
This relaxed and informative programme is delivered by highly experienced Registered Nurses.
- Legislation around medication in the educational setting
- Schools medication policy:what it should include
- How to coordinate the writing of an individual healthcare plan
- The classification of drugs and medicines
- Importance of keeping accurate medication records
- Safety around storage and disposal of medication
- Home remedies and non-prescription medicines
- Refusal of medication procedure
- Pupil self-management of medication
- Pupil access to non-prescribed medication
- Principles of safe handling
- How to administer tablets, liquids, inhalers, ear drops, eye drops etc.
- Errors and near misses – what to do
- Liability and indemnity
- Policy, procedures and best practice
- Record keeping and registers
A Certificate of Attendance is awarded on completion of the course.
£350 for groups of up to 16 people (quotes given for larger numbers).
Training is delivered either face to face at your venue or as ‘Virtual TEACH’ – face to face training delivered by way of video conference. Tailored to your requirements and delivered on a date and time that suits you.
For further details and to make a booking please contact us on 020 8720 6635 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.. Alternatively you can complete our booking enquiry form and we will get straight back to you.