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Medication Awareness Online

Our Medication Awareness course enables attendees to understand what the definition of a drug is and what the legislation for medicines are and what they entail.
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Medication Awareness

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About Medication Awareness Online

What is a drug? What are the different categories of medication? What is a controlled drug? What are the 5 schedules of controlled drugs? What can be a reason to why someone may take medication? How can medication be received? What should be checked when the medication has been obtained? What legal requirements should be on a medication? What are the storage requirements for medications? How does medication work? What types of side effects can occur? What is an Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR)? What are the different forms of medication? What is covert medication? What are the 9 rights of medicines administration? What is consent and how is it used? What is the Mental Capacity Act?
Our Medication Awareness course will help you answer the questions above and more.
A medicine is any substance or combination of substances that may be administered to a human or animal with a view to making a diagnosis or to restoring, correcting, or modifying physical functions.

Through our Medication Awareness course, you will gain an understanding of what the different types of legislation are useful for. You will learn that different types of medication may require certain specific storage requirements. You will learn the angles for inserting injections. You will learn how to correctly administer medication through using the 9 rights of medicines administration. You will also learn what the staff should do before administering the medication.

What does this course cover?

  • The different types of legislation in place to protect individuals who use medication.
  • Understand the different types of storage requirements certain medications have.
  • Recognise the different types of medication and the different ways it can be administered.
  • Understand how to administer medication correctly and safely without errors.
  • Understand the consequences if medication is not administered correctly and how to correctly aid the individual.
  • Gain knowledge of the categories of medications and the reasoning to why.

Who is our Medication Awareness Online for?

Our Medication Awareness course is for anyone who is looking for basic knowledge regarding the administration and storage of medicines. This course is solely based with adults and the elderly. Our Medication Awareness course enables attendees to develop knowledge, skills and confidence when taking about the administration process of medication.

What will you achieve?

  • Define what a drug is.
  • Discuss the different categories and definitions of medicine.
  • Recognise the 5 schedules of controlled drugs.
  • Demonstrate how to correctly administer medication.
  • Develop knowledge, skills, and confidence to administer and store medication.

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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
Louise Sullivan
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
Nicola Olorenshaw
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
Rebecca Markham
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
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Able training delivered Conflict management to our staff and they all found it extremely useful, feedback included; 'I really enjoyed this course, I found the facilitator very enthusiastic and passionate about the subject. The course was highly informative and I would recommend it. Thank you Able training!
Ronnie Passe
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Great 'Restraint training' course at Earlham Primary School in North London. Very professional and would highly recommend to other schools. Friendly, to the point, and tailored to our requirements. Thank you.

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