Medication Awareness & Medication Administration Training

Course Description

The medication awareness course offers a solid introduction to medications, and is aimed primarily for staff who could be called upon to assist with the administration of medications and for general awareness.

The medication administration course is of a longer duration and includes formal assessment of the administration process, and as such is suited to those required to actually administer medication.

Medication Awareness & Medication Administration Training

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
SC01051 Year1/2 DayContinuous--
SC0105.11 Year1 DayFormal

Course Programme

  • Introduction and course overview
  • Legislation
  • Prescriptions
  • Types
  • Validity
  • Abbreviations
  • Medicines supply
  • Types of medicines
  • How medicines work
  • Adverse reactions
  • Storage & disposal
  • Monitored dosage systems
  • Records
  • Course evaluation

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