This course is only available to UNISON members.
CANCELLED – Sepsis – An Introduction
Sepsis is a common and potentially life-threatening condition triggered by an infection. If not treated quickly, sepsis can eventually lead to multiple organ failure and death. This workshop will focus on identifying early signs and symptoms and current management strategies for sepsis.
It is targeted at nurses, AHPs and health care assistants but open to any member.
Tutor: Aine MacNamara
Tutor's organisation: Open University
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This course will give participants with an understanding of how prescription and over the counter medicines are misused. It will provide an overview of the types of medicines as well as information on the prevalence, effects, risks to the user, harm reduction methods and services available. It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents
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.
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