There is often a lack of formal training around controlled drugs, with myths adding to poor practice. This is compounded by the fact that most controlled drugs registers are designed for hospitals and pharmacies and therefore not suited for use by care homes. This course will teach you how to manage and administer controlled drugs in line with legal requirements and national best practice (Controlled drugs: safe use and management, NICE guideline [NG46] April 2016).
One year (in line with CQC/NICE recommendations)
CQC Key Lines of Enquiry
Skills for care
By the end of the course you will be able to: