Syringe driver training 3hrs

Syringe driver training 3hrs

SD01 | This training is not applicable for the CIS framework


This half day training is designed for those who wish to be fit for purpose in working with syringe drivers, particular reference is to the McKinley T34 syringe pump.

Who should attend?

Registered nursing staff or other professionals who may be responsible for implementing  or monitoring syringe drivers to service users who may be adults or children.


Proposed Learner Outcomes - The worker must be able to
  • What is a syringe driver ?
  • When they are required to be used
  • What precautions are required
  • Types of medication involved
  • Specific scenarios such as vomiting, coma or dysphagia
  • Poly pharmacy with syringe drivers
  • Most common problems
  • Patient experience -empathy exercise
  • Site inspection -what to look out for
  • Service user inspection -what to look out for
  • Education for families and service users on the procedure
  • Palliative care uses
  • Documentation


How many candidates may attend?
The training is limited to 15 staff

Equivalent Relevant information

The training may contain practical elements.

N.B The trainer is only able to demonstrate on syringe drivers that are used by the client.

Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block capitals clearly on the day.

How to book your course

Please call us on 0208 144 9491. You can also submit our online booking enquiry form too.

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