This course is Designed to equip staff with the skills and knowledge required to safely administer medication in a variety of healthcare and residential care settings.

Who Should Attend:
This course is designed for those working in the health or social care sector.
Overview
  • 8 Rights of medication administration
  • Double checking medications
  • Monitoring & Documentation
  • Patient rights / patient education
  • Withholding medications
  • Self-administration of medications
  • Medication errors
  • Administration Errors
  • Medication storage
Method of Delivery
The course is facilitated by an instructor who will use PowerPoint presentation to guide you through the course. The course is delivered through English.
Duration & Assessment
The course is between 4 – 6 hours long depending on the number of students on the course. Students will be evaluated on the practical skills demonstrated on the course as well as a written test.
Certification
Upon successful completion of this course students will be issued with a certificate. This cert will be valid for two years.