Medication Administration

Medication Administration

Who is this course aimed at?

For those who are administering medication

Course Aims

To refresh understanding and skills relating to drug administration and management

Learning Outcomes

  By the end of this course you will have been updated on the following:  
  • How drugs are defined in medical practice
  • The importance of competency
  • Legislation underpinning Medication Administration
  • The common types and forms of medication
  • The different routes of administering medication
  • Drugs which are controlled by law
  • How medication passes through the body
  • How to correctly store controlled drugs
  • That medication can have side effects
  • The ways that drugs can interact with other factors
  • That some people can find it difficult to take medication
  • Procedures for ordering medication
  • Procedures for disposing of medication
  • The use of MAR charts
  • The processes involved in administering medication
  • Ways to support residents in self-administration
  • The types of medication that a Carer can administer
  • What to do in the event of an error
  • Ways to avoid errors
  • Your responsibilities and the responsibilities of others in your workplace regarding medication administration

Course available as

Face to Face
Course Length: 3 Hours

Contact Us

For more information, or to book any of our courses, please contact us on 01706 375578