Medicines Management Theory

11699-2 Medicines

During your preceptorship programme you will have the opportunity to attend a medicines management theory day. The day will cover a variety of topics including:

  • Administration of medication
    • Positive patient identification
    • Omission of medication
    • Covert administration
    • Delegating administration
    • Reconciliation of medicines
    • NG/Peg administration
    • Altering medications
  • CD’s – Ordering, administration, destruction
  • Using a Patient Group Direction (PGD’s)
  • BNF and other useful resources
  • Meds EPMA system
  • Self-administration
  • TTO’s, medication compliance aids, MARS sheets
  • 2nd checking of IV’s
  • Patient safety
  • Safe use of Insulin
  • Oxygen therapy

If you have any questions regarding the content of the day, please email