CQC expect you to have a certain level of knowledge about the medicines you administer. As a starting point, you need to know where to go for reliable medicines information. In addition, you should also know about those medicines which carry a higher-risk to those you support. The course will get you familiar with these so called “higher risk” medicines: what problems to lookout for, how to monitor these medicines and what to do if things go wrong.
All experience levels, from care support workers to registered nurses
One year (in line with CQC/NICE recommendations)
CQC KLOE S4 (Proper and safe use of medicines)
Skills for care
The course studies the following medicines: