Safe Administration of Medicines

Address all your legal obligations, induction, refresher, vocational and management training needs with our completely up to date Safe Administration of Medicines Training Resource.   

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About the course

Satisfying current standards, this course will ensure you get medication administration right, first time, every time.

Make sure your medication practices are to best standard by using our medication administration training resource, which is both fully comprehensive and easy to understand.

Who is this course for?

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is medication administration training you will want to use time after time. You can start the course right now.

What does the course cover?

  • What are medications?
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Policies and procedures
  • Medication training
  • Dose
  • Frequency
  • Medication timing
  • Medication routes
  • Side effects
  • Contraindications
  • Drug interactions
  • Tolerance, dependence and addiction
  • Controlled medications
  • Prescriptions and who can prescribe
  • Over the counter medicines
  • Ordering medication
  • Collecting medication
  • Medication storage
  • Medication disposal
  • Consent
  • Medication refusal
  • Capacity issues
  • Covert medication
  • Self-administration
  • Risk assessment
  • Medicines support
  • Medication aids and MCAs
  • Infection control and hand hygiene
  • The “6 R’s”
  • Medication administration
  • Medicating away from the care setting
  • Secondary dispensing
  • Time sensitive and PRN medications
  • Medication challenges and errors
  • Medication Administration Records
  • Reporting concerns
  • Polypharmacy
  • Medication reviews
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How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

Contributes to Care Certificate Standard 13

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All new health and social care workers should be inducted according to the Care Certificate framework. This replaces the Common Induction Standards and National Minimum Training Standards.

Social Care TV have a wide range of training that satisfies the requirements of the Care Certificate. Furthermore, our training covers, at the same time, important aspects of further vocational training.

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  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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