Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medication

CPD

Your support can be a key factor in ensuring that individuals are able to manage their medical needs safely and effectively. Through discussion with the individual you can ascertain the level of support and explanation required when taking medication.

Overview

This e-learning provides an understanding of the safe administration of medication. It covers the process, routes and methods of administration and some of the more common side-effects and adverse reactions to medication.

Also available as a level 2 accredited unit.

Topics Covered

  • Understand the preparations to be taken prior to administering medication.
  • Understand how medication is administered safely and in a way that meets individual needs.
  • How to support individuals to administer their own medication.
  • Problems with the administration of medication.
  • Monitoring the effects of medication.
Average time to complete e-learning and assessments

Duration 45 minutes

e-learning content

1 e-learning module

Course assessments

1 online assessment

Learner support

Online learner support

Certifcate on completion

Certificate available on completion

Training records archived for future tracking and reporting

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