Managing The Administration Of Medicines in An Educational/Early Years Setting

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Course aims:

This course reflects the growing needs of children attending education and early years settings with a variety of medication needs.

This course is relevant to any member of staff responsible for the monitoring of medicines within a primary or secondary school, early years establishment or after school provider.

Course outline:

  • Review of your current practice
  • Current legislation regarding the administration of medicines in schools incl. Ofsted and Early Years requirements
  • Classification of drugs and their limitations of use in the school/setting
  • Types of medication commonly used in schools/settings
  • Storage and disposal of medication
  • Routes of drug administration e.g. oral, inhaled
  • Regulations regarding storage and labelling of medications
  • Documentation and Care Plans
  • Procedure to follow in the case of a drug being administered incorrectly
  • Advice on the settings ‘Administration of Medicine Policies’

Throughout the session there will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions relevant to your own practices and working environment.

Our Trainer:

Marie McKittrick—Marie has worked as a qualified Registered General Nurse for over 32 years. Initially specialising in Women’s Health, Marie set up the first Emergency Assessment Unit for Women in North Manchester.  She then went on to work in General Practice covering all aspects of Primary Care.  Marie’s latest role was in the Education sector working as a School Nurse in a large Independent school caring for the health and welfare needs of children from the ages of 3 -18yrs.

£40 +vat per person

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