• Check for danger: hazards, wet floor... -Ensure a Safe environment
    Has the candidate verbalised that there is no danger?

  • Is the privacy and dignity maintained ?
    I.e. Drawing the curtains, verbalising...

  • Hand washing before approaching the patient following WHO 2009 guidelines

  • The candidate has introduced herself/himself and the role

  • Confirm identity
    I.e. Full name and date of birth, wristband, allergies and reactions, how would you liked to be called ?

  • Checked for allergies and reactions.
    Ensured there is a red wristband if patient has any allergies.

  • Referred to the BNF

  • Verbalises for purposes of this demonstration that we assume the trolley has been cleaned and is always locked.

  • Verbalised and followed ALL 7 rights
    1. Patient
    2. Time
    3. Medication
    4. Route
    5. Dose
    6. Reason + Documentation
    7. Right to refuse -Consent gained

  • Explain procedure and gain consent

  • Medication Chart was read from start to end and shows familiarity with medication (indication and side-effects)

  • Was the patient sitting upright and oxygen mask removed if needed?

  • Was the medication round completed appropriately?
    I.e. Correct rationale, correct checks on pt, all patients details complete, correct CODING, SIGNED...

  • Has the candidate communicated effectively with the patient?
    I.e. Addressed all complaints, made himself/herself understood clearly, summarising, offered advice on health teaching if needed...

    -Thanked pt
    -call bell in reach
    -Hands washed or alcohol rub used

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