Sussex First Aid Courses

Control and Administration of Medication in Schools

Administering Buccal Midazilam During a Seizure; 2-3 Hours

Course Programme:

A practical face-to-face workshop teaching how to manage and treat a seizure with rescue medicines such as buccal midazolam. Learners have their competence individually assessed by an experienced Paramedic, pharmacists or nurse. Theory is studied using video, case studies, discussion and a comprehensive workbook provided on the day.

 

Duration:

2-3 hour workshop

 

Aimed at:

Staff in all health and social care settings, transport staff and schools.

 

Mapping:

Delivers the learning outcomes specified by the Joint Epilepsy Council of the UK and Ireland

 

Learning Outcomes

 

  • What is medication

  • Why people take medication

  • Control and management of medication

  • Support pupils with medication

  • Staff indemnity

  • Benefits and Risk

  • The Community Team

  • How medication works

  • Controlled medications

  • Disposal of Medications

  • Safe storage of medicines,

  • The rights of the individual,

  • Abbreviations used in medication,

  • Routes of  administering,

  • Errors in administering,

  • Legal requirements and compliance aids.

 

 

The Course is 3 Hours duration and will be delivered at your own premises or a convenient off-site location.

 

Delegates will receive a Handout Pack and Course Outline for use on the day. Delegates will also receive a Certificate of Attendance within a week of the event. All courses are fully evaluated using our own documentation, but in-house evaluation methods can be used if preferred.

Department for Education advice on health and safety for schools

Statutory guidance about the support that pupils with medical conditions should receive at school.

From:

£325

Control and Administration of Medication in Schools: 3 Hours

Course Overview:

This course is designed to ensure that any employee who may administer medication, do so with regard to safe practice and in accordance with The Department for Education & Skills / Department of Health Guidance.

Who needs this qualification?

This qualification is specifically targeted at employees working in schools and colleges in the public and private sectors. Unlike many of the courses offered by our competitors, this course is specific to the Education Sector and highlights issues such as; the importance of documentation, consent, parental responsibilities, such as handing medication over to the appropriate member of staff and to administer medication themselves if possible.

 

Why is this training important?

Adequately trained staff will reduce the risk of litigation, as well as ensuring the health and safety of pupils/students, by acting in accordance with the guidelines set by The Department for Education & Skills and The Department of Health.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • What is medication

  • Why people take medication

  • Control and management of medication

  • Support pupils with medication

  • Staff indemnity

  • Benefits and Risk

  • The Community Team

  • How medication works

  • Controlled medications

  • Disposal of Medications

  • Safe storage of medicines,

  • The rights of the individual,

  • Abbreviations used in medication,

  • Routes of  administering,

  • Errors in administering,

  • Legal requirements and compliance aids.

The Course is 3 Hours duration and will be delivered at your own premises or a convenient off-site location.

 

Delegates will receive a Handout Pack and Course Outline for use on the day. Delegates will also receive a Certificate of Attendance within a week of the event. All courses are fully evaluated using our own documentation, but in-house evaluation methods can be used if preferred.

Department for Education advice on health and safety for schools

From:

£325

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