Medication,Infection and Role of Care Worker-NOCN Level 2 (module 2)-(£120 per Person)

Medication,Infection and Role of Care Worker-NOCN Level 2 (module 2)

National Qualification in Supporting People  with a Learning Disability.   This is an induction course  for those wishing to get a&n... [ + read more ]
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National Qualification in Supporting People  with a Learning Disability.

 

This is an induction course  for those wishing to get a National Qualification in Supporting People  with a Learning Disability.

It is suitable for those working with Vulnerable Adults and Children.

Units:

-Medication

-Infection Control

-Role of a care worker

 

 

 Module's Record of Competence


Medication

• Legislations governing the prescribing, dispensing, administering, storage and disposal of medication.
• Medication policy
• Classifications of medication
• Types of medication
• Different routes/methods of administering medication.
• Safe practice of medication.
• Checking, Recording & keeping receipts of medication.
• Medication Administration record sheet
• Noting and reporting changes to individuals.
• Adverse reactions to medication.
• Checking of Contra/indications whilst giving individual homely remedies.
• Importance of medication audits
• Safe disposal of medication.
• Supporting individuals who are self administering medication.


Role of a care worker.

• Roles & responsibilities- Care activities
• Relevant policies and procedures
• Code of practice
• Working in partnership with others.
• Worker relationship/ maintaining professional boundaries.
• Recording individual care plans.


Food Safety and Infection Control.

• Legislations governing infection control
• Effective hand washing & hygiene
• Use of protective clothing.
• Cleaning of spillages.
• Safe handling of specimens
• Safe disposal of clinical waste.
• Safe storage of food.
• Washing of infected laundry, equipments & instruments.
• Notifiable diseases- E.g. MRSA, tuberculosis, Scabies, head lice etc.

 

 

Assessment methods:

Written Description and Case study

 

 

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