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Level 3 Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medication (SALM) RQF

Course Duration: 30 hours
Course Cost: £240 inc VAT

The QA Level 3 Award in the Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medication (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for prehospital care providers who have a specific responsibility at work to be able to safely administer and monitor the effects of medication. During the course candidates will learn about the common types of life saving medication and their potential side effects. They will also learn how to determine a patient’s condition and how to assess, monitor and review the effects of medication once it has been administered. Successful candidates will leave the course equipped with all of the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to administer lifesaving medication safely and effectively in a prehospital environment.

What’s Covered?
  • Legislation, guidelines, policies and protocols.

  • Administering lifesaving medication Common types of lifesaving medication, including:

  • Their effects and potential side effects.

  • Physiological measurements before and after administering lifesaving medication

  • Common adverse reactions.

  • Different drug routes for the administration of lifesaving medication.

  • Determining a patient’s condition to help distinguish the correct lifesaving medication.

  • Demonstrating the safe and effective administration of lifesaving medication in a prehospital environment.

  • Assessing, monitoring and reviewing the effects of lifesaving medication.

Entry requirements

Learners must:
 

  • Be at least 18 years old on the first day of the training and

  • Be employed by a CQC registered organisation (or overseas equivalent) and

  • Have successfully completed the Qualsafe Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) or a QA recognised equivalent.


There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Upcoming SALM Course
  • 29 Jul 2024, 09:00 – 30 Jul 2024, 17:00
    Tamworth, Unit 18, Darwell Park, Mica Cl, Tamworth B77 4DR, UK
    The QA Level 3 Award in the Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medication (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for prehospital care providers who have a specific responsibility at work to be able to safely administer and monitor the effects of medication.
  • 14 Oct 2024, 09:00 – 15 Oct 2024, 17:00
    Tamworth, Unit 18, Darwell Park, Mica Cl, Tamworth B77 4DR, UK
    The QA Level 3 Award in the Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medication (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for prehospital care providers who have a specific responsibility at work to be able to safely administer and monitor the effects of medication.
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