[Asm34] Administer Medication to Individuals and Monitor the Effects.

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[ASM34] Administer medication to individuals and monitor the effects. [ASM34.1] Understand current legislation, guidelines, policy and procedures relevant to administration of medication. 1. Identify current legislation, guidelines, policy and protocols relevant to the administration of medication. A. Legislation: - The Medicines Act (1968): This governs the use of medicines for human use and for veterinary use. - Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulations (COSHH): This is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health. - The Health and Safety at Work Act: This is the primary legislation covering occupational health and safety in Great Britain. The Health and Safety Executive are responsible for the enforcement of this act. - The Misuse of Drugs (Safe Custody) Regulations 2001: This controls the import, export, supply and possession of dangerous or otherwise harmful drugs. - Health and Social Care Act: This Act, the regulations and guidance are part of a wider regulatory framework that includes regulation of professionals such as Doctors, Nurses and Social Workers. - The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971: This act creates three classes of controlled substances, A, B and C. It lays out the range of penalties for the illegal or unlicensed possession and possession with to supply, for each class. - Date Protection Act: This covers any data that can be used to identify a living individual. - Hazardous Waste Regulations: These replaced the Special Waste Regulations 1996 in England. They removed the requirement to pre-notify the Environment Agency before the movement of any hazardous waste and include a simpler method for tracking wastes once removed. A. The online and hard copy handouts and policy procedures that my place of work have put

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