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3-in-1 Practical Moving and Handling, Medication, Basic Life Support

1 hour
150 GBP
1 hour
150 GBP
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Course description

3-in-1 Practical Moving and Handling, Medication, Basic Life Support:

(1) Basic Life Support

The content of this course provides basic life saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations, covering the following:

Managing an emergency

Communication and casualty care

Health and safety (first aid) regulations

Resuscitation (adult CPR)

Unresponsive casualty

Defibrillator and how it works

Written assessment and continuous observation by the trainer.

(2) Safe Management of Medication and Administration


Medication Training Course Summary:

Module 1 – Policies. Legislation. CQC

Module 2 – Medication. Routes. Formulation. Types. Absorption.

Module 3 – MDT. Roles and Responsibilities. Levels of support. Boundaries and agreed ways of working.

Module 4 – Order. Receive. Store. Record. Transfer. Dispose.

Module 5 – 7 R’s. Group Work. Sources of info. Practical session including MAR charts.

Module 6 – Risk assessments. Person Centred Care. Review. Covert. Consent. Refuse.

Module 7 – Errors and action.

Module 8 – Infection Control and Technique.

Learning Outcomes

On completion staff will have a much improve awareness of their roles and responsibilities in relation to administering medication.

Staff will have a great understanding of the legislation and regulation surrounded medication in a care setting.

Staff will be able define the 7 R’s and have a greater understanding of errors and relevant actions.

Staff will understand the importance of infection control and correct risk assessing.

Staff will have undertaken a practical exercise involving MAR charts and medication boxes

(3) Moving and Handling

Course Objectives

· Move and handle people in a way that requires the least amount of effort

· Move and handle people in a way that provides greater comfort and dignity to the patient or resident

· Understand manual handling legislation as it applies to Healthcare

· Gain a better understanding of spinal mechanics

· Look after your own back and that of patients / residents

· Conduct a personal risk assessment for patients / residents

· Safely move people with and without the use of specialist equipment

Course Content

· Manual Handling Responsibilities and the Law

· Anatomy of the Spine and Types of Injuries

· Biomechanics and Ergonomics

· Safe Lifting Techniques - L.I.T.E

· Lifting Objects

· Key Elements of People Moving

· Risks and Controls related to People Moving

· People Moving - Risk Assessments/ Personal Plan

· People Moving Equipment

· People Moving - Controversial Techniques

· People Moving - Good Techniques

· Practical Sessions and Assessments in People Moving

Course Benefits

At the end of the training course, you will have the competence to provide correct people handling techniques so that risks are reduced to yourself and patients/residents.

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