Safe Handling & Administration of Medication

This course is designed for those who work in a healthcare environment. It is designed to provide the essential knowledge and understanding of safe handling, administration and disposal of medication.

About This Course

Throughout the course, learners will be expected to participate in group activities. At the end of the course, they will complete a theoretical test. On successful completion of this course, delegates will be issued with a certificate.

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Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the legislation that affects the administration of medicines
  • Understand the functions of medicines
  • Understand the different forms of medicines and how they work
  • Describe how medication should be stored
  • Understand the importance of recording the whole process, from prescription to disposal of medicines
  • Follow protocols and policies when receiving, storing and recording medicines
  • Describe common adverse reactions to medication
  • Apply the Five Rights of medicine administration
  • Describe the management of Medication Errors
  • Course Duration
    3 hours
    Maxiumum Participants
    15 people
    Certificate Type
    Valid for 1 year
    The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of
    Cost
    Our courses are competitively priced. Please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

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    Safe Handling & Administration of Medication

    Would you like to know more?

    Please get in touch today to discuss your training needs. The Safe Handling & Administration of Medication covers the following learning outcomes:
    • Understand the legislation that affects the administration of medicines
    • Understand the functions of medicines
    • Understand the different forms of medicines and how they work
    • Describe how medication should be stored
    • Understand the importance of recording the whole process, from prescription to disposal of medicines
    • Follow protocols and policies when receiving, storing and recording medicines
    • Describe common adverse reactions to medication
    • Apply the Five Rights of medicine administration
    • Describe the management of Medication Errors