Medication Awareness

Medication Awareness

Who is this course aimed at?

For people who work in care and need to recognise medication risks

Course Aims

To refresh the awareness of all staff, who work within an environment where medication is being managed, on the importance of the risks associated with Medication

Learning Outcomes

  • 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
  • Your responsibilities and the responsibilities of others in your workplace regarding medication administration

Course available as

Course Length: 30 Mins

Face to Face
Course Length: 3 Hours

Contact Us

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