Pharmacy courses in East Midlands

Posted on December 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The pharmacy department of Lincoln Co-operative Society is offering a training course for care homes throughout the East Midlands. Run by pharmacists, the course comprises of a one day training session consisting of six modules, particularly suitable for care assistants undertaking NVQs in care. The modules cover the following topics: – What are medicines and how they work; – Medicine labels – what they really mean; – Types of medicine and home remedies; – Handling medicines within the home; – Side effects and resident watching; – Special Residents groups. Delegates will be able to select one option from a choice of: – Elderly residents; – Residents with psychiatric problems; – Residents with learning difficulties. Delegates will be tested on their understanding of the course material by a series of multiple choice questionnaires throughout the day, and successful candidates will be awarded a certificate. The courses will be offered at a variety of locations throughout Lincolnshire and at various dates throug

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