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Administration of Medication Awareness Course

Our Administration of Medication Awareness course enables attendees to understand the importance of how medication should be received, administered, stored and recorded.
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Learn how to correctly follow protocols and policies when receiving, storing, administrating, and recording medicines and what constitutes Administration of Medication Awareness.

What is Administration of Medication Awareness? What legislation revolves around medicine? What are the categories of medicines? How is medication received? What details should be included on the prescription? What are the different types of medication?

Our Administration of Medication Awareness course will help you answer the questions above and more.

Regulation 18 of the Health and Social care Act 2008 states that employers must provide quality training to employees to sustain competency. The Childcare Act 2006 states that most child care sectors are registered with 1 or both providers; these are The Early Years Register and The Childcare Register. Our course meets National Minimum Standards and fulfils CQC and Ofsted guidelines.

Through our Administration of Medication Awareness course, you will gain an understanding of what Administration of Medication is and the procedures that must be followed to ensure that medication is administered safely. You will gain knowledge of the current legislation in place. Our course also covers the requirements of confidentiality and what to do if there is an error in medication.

What does Administration of Medication Awareness Course cover?

  • What the correct procedures for the administration of medication are. 
  • Recognise the legislation in place revolving around the administration of medication. 
  • Understand how medication is received, stored, administered, and recorded. 
  • Understand the different storage requirements for different types of medication.
  • Understand the risk of medication and what Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR) are.

Who is our Administration of Medication Awareness Course for?

Our Administration of Medication Training is for anyone who is working with individuals that require medication including children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Demonstrate how to correctly administer medication.
  • Recognise the correct way medication should be received, stored, administered, and recorded. 
  • Understand the different types of medications and how they work.
  • Describe what Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR) are.
  • Understand the importance of stock rotation and audit trails.

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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