Syringe Driver

SYRINGE DRIVER

Course Number

SC0116

Validity

1 Year

Duration

1/2 Day

Assessment

Continuous

Syringe drivers are used for the delivery of drugs into patients for whom oral administration is inappropriate or problematic. This course is primarily for healthcare staff and will provide attending delegates with a solid understanding of the use and operation of syringe drivers.

Suitable for:

Care

Care

Introduction

  • Introduction & course overview

Course Programme

  • Introduction to syringe drivers
  • Introduction to drug application
  • Commonly used drugs & possible
    side effects
  • Indications for use
  • Types & selection
  • Universal precautions
  • Patient ID, communication, and consent
  • Cannula site selection
  • Type-specific operation
  • Maintenance & troubleshooting
  • Record keeping
  • Course evaluation