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MEDICATION AWARENESS

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Course Objective

This course helps those who work in health, social care or children and young people’s settings to understand safe administration of medication. The course also teaches how to write and keep medication records as well as the legislations, policy and procedures relevant to administration of medication.

 

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, learners must be able to:

  • Understand legislation, policy and procedures relevant to administration of medication.

  • Know about common types of medication and their use.

  • Understand procedures and techniques for the administration of medication.

  • Understand how to prepare for the administration of medication.

  • Understand how to administer and monitor individuals’ medication.

Course Modules

  • Current legislation, guidelines, policies and protocols relevant to the administration of medication.

  • Common types of medication and their use.

  • Formulations and routes of administration

  • Supply, storage and disposal of medications

  • Supporting people taking medications

  • Documentation, confidentiality and record keeping

Assessment Methods

This course can be assessed by a wide range of methods, depending on the level and

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mode of study. Methods available include but not limited to the following:

  • Written Assignment

  • Observation

  • Multiple choice question (online only)

  • Professional discussion

  • Witness Testimony

Guided learning hours

An average of 10 hours is recommended for this course.

About Care Training Academy

Care Training Academy is a subsidiary of the Learning and Development Bureau. A company registered in England Wales. Registered office: The Hatchery NI, Antrim Enterprise Agency, 58 Greystone Road, Antrim, BT41 1JZ,United Kingdom.

Contact us

The Hatchery NI, Antrim Enterprise Agency, 58 Greystone Road, Antrim, BT41 1JZ,

United Kingdom. Tel: 01634540669
info@ caretrainingacademy.co.uk

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