Care Academy adds Administration of Medication to course portfolio


EdgeWorks™ has recently launched our Administration of Medication training course in Care Academy.

The e-learning course covers the Knowledge requirements of the Health and Social Care NVQ optional Unit 375, including:

  • Legislation and organisational policy and procedures.
  • Drug storage (such as medical and legal regulations, local pharmacy policy).
  • Drug handling, preparation and administration.
  • Health and safety when dealing with drugs (eg COSHH).
  • Theory and practice.
  • Care and support.
  • Pharmacology.
  • Materials and equipment e.g. medication aids.
  • Reporting, recording and documentation.

Written by industry experts and reviewed by CSCI (now CQC), the course will  ensure staff receive training in line with national minimum standards and when
supported with workplace supervision, will exceed inspection requirements.