This course is only available to UNISON members.
POSTPONED -IV Administration of Medicines
IV Administration of Medicines
The Intravenous administration of medicines by the Registered Nurse has been an important development in facilitating timely pharmacotherapy. As with the administration of all medicines, the need for the administration of intravenous medication must be safe, effective and appropriate.
This tutorial delivers the major theoretical components relating to the Intravenous Administration of Medicines which also concludes with a Medicines Calculation Test
PLEASE NOTE: The completion of this tutorial does NOT provide the participant with the competency to undertake the IV Administration of Medicines in ANY clinical facility.
Competency with respect to the practical component of this skill MUST be determined by the HCP’s employer, normally following the supervised completion of a determined number of Medicines Intravenously under supervision as per Clinical facility IV Medicines Administration policy
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Bargaining and Equality
Supporting Union Reps
Although accountability is often perceived as being something to do with blame it is better defined as being able to account for one’s actions. However, a practitioner may also be responsible for the actions of another if care was delegated inappropriately.
This study day will examine the ways in which health care staff may be asked to justify their decisions. It will include discussion on maintaining good electronic and hard copy records, understanding Data Protection, Freedom of Information and policy.
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. It is targeted at nurses and midwives. It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
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