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Medicines Management

Course Date: 19 December 2018, 09:30 - 13:00

Course Leader: Nikki Lodge

Duration of Course: 3.5 hours

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Price: £48.00 per Delegate

This half day course is for those involved in the administration of medicines and includes
national guidance, best practice, accountability, drug errors and how to prevent them,
as well as basic drug calculations.


Objectives/Aims of Course

At the end of the study day the learners should have knowledge in:

  • Professional practice & accountability
  • The correct procedure for managing controlled drugs
  • Patient safety incidents/NPSA alerts & how they relate to practice
  • Local & national guidelines & policies
  • Incidence & prevention of medication errors
  • Completing drug calculations

Course Programme

  • Management of controlled drugs
  • Professional practice & accountability
  • Patient safety incidents/NEVER events
  • Medication errors in the organisation & how we can prevent them
  • National & local guidelines & policies
  • Drug calculations
  • Competencies

Course Deliverables

This course will provide a Certificate for Training on Medicines Management.

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

All staff involved with Medicines Management as part of their role

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