County Durham Care Academy- Managing Medication

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County Durham Care Academy- Managing Medication
£5.00
Understanding the safe handling of medication

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Understanding the safe handling of medication

Unpaid family Carers either living or working in County Durham

The aim of the course is to help people to be more aware of the medication they are administering and managing. Advising people on how to store medication safely and dispelling myths and fears especially around strong pain meds for example. Enabling Carers to approach pharmacists with concerns and questions and making sure Carers are part of the ‘cared for’ Medication review.

Knowing how to use the medication guidance notes that accompanies medication
How to store safely
Legal consequences of giving the correct dosage at the correct time
Knowing when to question or query the suitability of prescribed medication
Feeling confident to oversee a person’s medication


Wednesday, 15th January 2020 - 9.45 to 1pm at the East Durham Medical Group, Thornley Road, Wheatley Hill, County Durham DH6 3NR

Friday, 31st January 2020 9.45 to 1pm at Consett Medical Centre, Station Yard, Consett DH8 5YA

Friday, 14th February 2020 9.45am to 1pm Auckland Medical Group, The Old Firehouse,
Watling Road, Bishop Auckland DL14 6RP


Demand is high and places are limited.