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Unit B23 Aerodrome Studios, 2-8 Airfield Way, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3TH - Telephone: 01425 273297

Medication – Safe Handling (Distance Learning Workbook)

Course  Aims

The aim of this Distance Learning Workbook course is to give learners the knowledge and skills required to accurately administer medication in the workplace.

This course is aimed at managers, nurses and senior carer staff who are reasonable for the administration and recording of prescribed and non-prescribed medication.

Learners are to undertake written assessment.

Course  Content

On successful completion of this course the learner will be qualified to:

  • Operate within the legal boundaries with regard to Administrating Medication E
  • To understand the audit trail including:
  • Receipt of medicines.
  • Administration of medicines.
  • Disposal of medicines.
  • Understand the pre medication checklist.
  • Identify the routes of administration.
  • Understand the different types of medication.
  • Understand how to correctly store and secure medication.
  • How to recognise adverse reactions and know how to deal with them.
  • Understand Medication Administration Records (MARs).
  • Understand the importance of good record keeping.

Approximate  completion  time

Approximately 3 Hours or at the pace of the learner


Price as per current Price List