This Medication Awareness training is designed to provide your employees with important information about good healthcare practices with regard to administering, storing and record keeping of medication at work. Course candidates will acquire essential knowledge about law and legislation that affects the administration of medicines. They will learn about the different types of medication and how they work; the importance of following protocols and policies when receiving, storing and recording medicines; common adverse reactions to medication and the differences in protocols between various healthcare provisions. This 3-hour course assists with meeting training requirements placed by the Medicines Act, Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act 1974, Access to Health Records Act, The Human Medicines Regulations and Misuse of Drugs Act; guidelines produced on the Administration & Control of Medicines in Care Homes & Children Services and guidelines from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain on the care providers. It also meets requirements set by CQC standards and those of other regulatory bodies.
Designed by healthcare professionals
Full compliance with the CQC standards and the Medicines Act, Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act 1974, Access to Health Records Act, The Human Medicines Regulations and Misuse of Drugs Act
Duration 3 hours
Healthcare trainer support
Accredited by Trainer Courses (Medication Awareness at Level 1)
Multiple re-assessment opportunities with no additional charge
Certification within 24 hours
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be sent a quality assured, accredited certificate via e-mail. It can be used to evidence compliance or your professional development. All of our Open Courses are accredited by the Trainer Courses Certification Service as conforming to nationally accepted Health and Safety, and Healthcare Professionalism Development guidelines and Health and Safety standards requirements.
MEDICATION TRAINING CANDIDATES
This course is for employees who manage and/ or administer medication as part of their work role. These include:
- Healthcare assistants
- Support workers
- Charity volunteers
- Family carers
MEDICATION COURSE AIMS
Upon completion of this course learners will be able to:
- Delegates obligations and that of their employer in regards to the documentation and the administration of medication
- How medication should be stored
- Different types of medication and how they work
- Knowledge of the common adverse reactions
- The seven guidelines of administration of Medication
- Controlled drugs and oxygen
- Drug errors
The assessment is carried out on completion of the course. You are given the chance to answer 20 questions with 75% pass mark. If you don’t pass, don’t worry! You can re-take the test immediately with tutors support and with no extra charge.
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