Medication Awareness

This course is designed for all staff working within a care environment and adheres to National Minimum Standards Requirements and recent CQC guidelines. Staff will gain an understanding of the legislation, policies and procedures involved in the safe handling, administration and storage of medication and reporting of errors.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Introduction to medication
  • Storage and dispensing
  • Documentation, confidentiality and record keeping
  • Administration of medication
  • Reducing and eliminating medication errors
  • Routes of medication
  • Types of medication
  • Medication – managing side effects and adverse reactions
  • Accountability and responsibility
  • MAR sheets
  • Legislation and requirements
  • Regulating bodies

This Medication Awareness course is delivered in 3 hours.

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Health & Social Care Training by Kate Hird