Practical Competencies in Medicines Administration (PCMA®) – Half Day

Practical Competencies in Medicines Administration (PCMA®) – Half Day

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/11/2017
9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location
Basepoint Business Centre (Shoreham-by-Sea)
Adur Business Centre, Little High Street
BN43 5EG


This is our main workshop (accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society). It’s a practical workshop that teaches and assesses the competencies needed to administer medication. We use simulated medicines rounds to assess staff, one at the beginning of the workshop (to tailor training to the group) and one at the end (to measure improvement).

Learning outcomes
  • Explain my medicines administration profiles to ensure medicines are given in a person-centred way
  • Explain which medicines and medical conditions are time critical during medicines rounds
  • Explain the use of when required protocols
  • Explain the use of pain assessment scales for assessing clients with poor mental capacity
  • Demonstrate what checks you should make on mixed MDS packs
  • Demonstrate how to record medicines taken from mixed MDS packs
  • Demonstrate how to record medicines given on time from original packs
  • Demonstrate how to record medicines given outside of their normal time
  • Demonstrate how to record variable doses
  • Demonstrate how to record scheduled when required medicines
  • Demonstrate how to record non-scheduled when required medicines
  • Demonstrate how to select the correct medicine for the correct client for original packs
  • Demonstrate how to check expiry and once opened dates for original packs
  • Demonstrate how to give medicines in a systematic way without making mistakes from original packs

Bookings

£65.00 + VAT

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