Medication Awareness

This will assist you to comply with National Minimum Standards and the requirements of CQC Guidelines. It provides an understanding of the legislation involved with administering medication and the procedures to be followed when administering medication. Candidates will gain an understanding of the different types of medication, routes of entry into the body and the safe storage of classified drugs.

Course programme covers:medication-awareness

  • Types of medication
  • Storage and dispensing
  • Record keeping
  • Administration of medication
  • Reducing errors and dealing with errors
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Legislation around medication
  • Regulating bodies