Online Medications Level 2 (VTQ) Training Videos

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Taught by Keith Sleightholm
Video Playtime: 1 hour and 35 minutes
English English
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  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • SCORM Ready! Works with your LMS
  • Endorsed by Skills for Care
  • 2.0 hrs CPD
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual

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Medications Level 2 (VTQ) At a Glance

  • Medications training is required in many sectors including the care industry to ensure that all staff have a basic understanding of the important rules when handling medications
  • Fully funded training available for some new and existing care workers and organisations, ask for details
  • Ideal for any Care Worker and gives an ideal base understanding to be then signed off as competent in the workplace
  • Ideal standalone course or annual refresher course
  • Understand legislation and regulations regarding medications
  • Complete the course online or contact us if you prefer a classroom course at your workplace
  • Ideal for families to better understand medications and problems with medications

In the first section, we look at how the course works and what you need to do to complete it. Then we cover what medications are and we hear from a Pharmacist to hear what their role is in medications.

This section looks at the important subjects of legislation, regulations and workplace policies and what the differences are. Then we look at how medications work to better understand how they can help someone.

In the medications section, we cover a lot of different subjects to ensure you have a good understanding of all aspects of medications. This includes different types of medications and the routes of administration. Side effects, storage and disposal are covered to endure you see the whole picture of the effects of medications and keeping them safe at all stages.

The administration of medications section looks at actually administering medications. Firstly, we hear from a Pharmacist on the importance of the instructions that come with the medications, Doctor and Pharmacist. Then we look at self-administration of medications. You will then learn about overdoses, contra-indications of medications and how to report a mistake should one arise. It is also important to recognise changes in the patient and take the correct action.

In this section, we discuss with a Pharmacist things like different storage types and dispensing of medications including blister packs. Then we look at other subjects like homely remedies and their importance to document and manage correctly, the whole MAR process and his comments on medication errors.

In the summary, we look at continued education and how to complete your course and take your test.