Safe Handling and Administration of Medication

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This course is to teach updated medication knowledge in line with your organisations procedures and polices.

This Safe Handling and Administration of Medication Level 1 and 2 course is perfect for support workers and nurses where part of their role is to administer medication. This is recommend as an excellent standard for safe medication practices.

This is a Level 1 and Level 2 course designed for  people in the healthcare profession, who may have to administer medication. This can be for a person who wishes to refresh their skills or wish to advance their learning in medication and administration.

Course Content

Subjects covered:

  • Current legislation
  • Regulations
  • Prescription drugs
  • Prescriptions & labels
  • Medicines and the elderly
  • Refusal of medicines
  • Drug disposal
  • Drug errors
  • Administration of medication
  • Demonstration of administering techniques
  • Paperwork including M.A.R. sheet

Course Assessment and Certification

There is a 20 question multiple choice test to check that participants have reached the required level to gain their certificate. This is valid for 1 year.