This Syringe Driver Awareness training course covers a range of issues associated with this form of medication delivery, in order to provide a highly practical resource for nurses and health professionals.
The Syringe Driver Awareness training course begins by introducing syringe drivers and their use in palliative care. Subsequently, the procedures for preparing the patient and driver, and for commencing the infusion, are outlined. Finally, a number of troubleshooting ideas and the practical application of syringe driver are presented.
Please note: For the practical element of this course to take place your specific equipment needs to be available on-site. A competency framework is included in this training. Competency is achieved in the workplace following the training. Each procedure needs to be signed off by a qualified, senior member of staff. The completed document can then be used to identify the individuals’ competence.