Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Medication Management and Injection Technique: Refresher Day

This CPD programme provides registered nurses and midwives with knowledge and a critical understanding of the key issues in medication management. The content will focus on the general principles and responsibilities around medication management, outline current NMBI and HIQA standards, the cycle of medication management, safety in medication management and also cover the key principles in intra muscular administration of medication.

Programme duration 6 hours
Entry requirements Registered nurses and midwives
Accreditation
  • Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, RCSI Continuing Nursing & Midwifery Education Units: 6 CNMEUs
  • Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) Continuing Education Units: 6 CEUs
Assessment No
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Programme contact

Ms Catherine Clune Mulvaney, Operations & Education Manager, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Fee

Programme aims

  • To provide registered nurses and midwives with up-to-date, evidenced based knowledge to critically develop nurses’ theoretical and practical understanding of administering intra muscular injections.
  • To support registered nurses and midwives in the area of parenteral administration of medication by teaching evidence based practice in the area.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this CPD programme, participants will be able to:

  • Critically discuss the standards expected of registered nurses and midwives in the area of medication management, underpinned by the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) and the Health Information & Quality Authority (HIQA).
  • Critically discuss the need for safety in medication management and critically analyse the factors influencing drug errors.
  • Critically discuss the general principles and responsibilities of medication management, medication protocols and the cycle of medication management.
  • Critically discuss the key principles of pharmacoeconomics and the relevance this issue has on the healthcare service.
  • Critically discuss the key principles in the administration of Intra Muscular medication.
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