Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medications (DRUGS)
CPD portfolio and ILS certification
Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medications
Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medication (Drugs) course follows on from the FREC 4 course.
The Drugs Course is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for those who are employed by a Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered organisation and have a specific responsibility at work to be able to safely administer and monitor the effects of medication.
During the course you will learn about the common types of life saving medication and their potential side effects.
Also you will learn how to determine a patient’s condition and how to assess, monitor and review the effects of medication once it has been administered.
Successful candidates will leave the course equipped with all of the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to administer lifesaving medication safely and effectively in a pre-hospital environment.
Candidates must be employed by a CQC registered organisation and have successfully completed the First Response Emergency Care Level 4 or an equivalent qualification
This course does not entitle a licence to practice, this will be under your clinical governance from your employer.
Once you have successfully completed the course, which is not guaranteed, we will offer paid work on our event medical team CTC Medical Services
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The price includes all equipment, Registration and certification, refreshments throughout the course, course manuals to keep.
Legislation, guidelines, policies and
Administering lifesaving medication
Common types of lifesaving medication,
• Their effects and potential side effects
• Physiological measurements before and
after administering lifesaving medication
• Common adverse reactions
• Different drug routes for the
administration of lifesaving medication
Determining a patient’s condition to help
distinguish the correct lifesaving medication
Demonstrating the safe and effective
administration of lifesaving medication in a pre-hospital environment
Assessing, monitoring and reviewing the
effects of lifesaving medication