UNISON Northern Ireland

Medication - Importance of Accuracy

Event Date: 
15 Mar 2018 - 14:00 to 17:00

UNISON Belfast

This workshop is for those who have responsibility for administering medication in acute, residential or home settings.  It will explore the over arching policies and supporting legal documents which safeguard the patient and professional.  Participants will have the opportunity to discuss case studies and learn from situations where there was poor medicine management.  The workshop will highlight the five rights of medicine management and basic drug calculations.  It will be delivered by Shirley Johnston, Nurse educator and Open University Associate Lecturer.