Medication Administration & Management

This course is aimed at healthcare staff with the responsibility of medication administration in a social care setting. It is also designed as an annual update for candidates currently administering medication. The course will generate a greater understanding of the safe administration of medication

Duration: 3 hours

Course Content

  • Types of medication
  • Legislation, regulations, policies & procedures
  • Administration
  • Management
  • Accountability
  • Control of substances hazardous to health
  • Controlled drugs
  • Effect of medication

Assessment Method: Continual observation throughout the course plus quiz at the end marked together at the end of the course.

Learning Outcomes: To provide knowledge and skills information for people to be able to practise the administration of medication under supervision until they become competent.

Jude TurnerMedication Administration & Management