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Medication Administration

Reduce errors in handling medication and empower staff to confidently and correctly administer medication to clients, service users or patients. 

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NB Prices below relate to on site delivery but modified versions are available online. We appreciate that accommodating large numbers at your venue may be affected by social distancing guidelines. Contact us for amended prices for smaller on site groups.  

Administration of Medication

From £699

for 12 pp

Duration: 6 hours

Delivered online, or at your venue

Certificate valid for 1 year

Designed for:

Staff responsible for handling, storing, administrating and recording medication in a care setting. This course will teach attendees the fundamental skills required to correctly administer medications to clients. 

 

Content:

  • Legislation, policies and procedures

  • The 8 'rights' of medication

  • Pharmacology

  • Accountability and responsibilities

  • Choice, consent and capacity

  • Routes and practical issues

  • Record keeping

  • Dosages and measurements

  • Group work, scenarios and assessment 

This course is assessed and based on the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines: NG67 Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community, Health and Social Care Act (Regulated Activities) 2014 and CQC's Medication in Adult Health and Social Care.

Refresher: Administration of Medication

From £299

for 12 pp

Duration: 3 hours

Delivered online, or at your venue

Certificate valid for 1 year

Designed for:

Staff responsible for handling, storing, administrating and recording medication in a care setting. This course will teach attendees the fundamental skills required to correctly administer medications to clients. Attendees may be asked to evidence their prior training to ensure that they already hold a valid Administration of Medication certificate which covers the core skills which are due to be refreshed. 

 

Content:

  • Legislation, policies and procedures

  • The 8 'rights' of medication

  • Pharmacology

  • Accountability and responsibilities

  • Choice, consent and capacity

  • Routes and practical issues

  • Record keeping

  • Dosages and measurements

  • Group work, scenarios and assessment 

This course is assessed and based on the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines: NG67 Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community, Health and Social Care Act (Regulated Activities) 2014 and CQC's Medication in Adult Health and Social Care.