In-House Training

Medication Awareness Training

medication administration training
The Medication awareness course is designed for staff working within a care environment. This course is in line with the National Minimum Standards Requirements and recent CQC guidelines. Candidates will gain an understanding of the legislation involved with administration of medication, along with being able to follow procedures set for safe administration of medication. Candidates will also gain an understanding of the importance of confidentiality and security in all procedures of drug administration. Candidates will also obtain under-pinning knowledge of the above issues and therefore will be able to put this into practice where necessary.

The Trainer will come to your location.

Course Content:

The following topics are covered on this course:

  • • Introduction to medication
  • • Storage and dispensing
  • • Documentation, confidentiality and record keeping
  • • Administration of medication
  • • Reducing and eliminating medication errors
  • • Accountability and responsibility
  • • Legislation and requirements
  • • Regulating bodies
  • • The importance of policy and legislation regarding infection control
  • • CQC awareness

This medication awareness training course is presented by means of tutorials, practical exercises and group discussions.

Course Assessment:

The course is delivered in 3 hours and candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn through interaction and group activities.

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