Working with medication and healthcare tasks

Skills for Care Endorsed Provider


The overall aim of medication is to achieve a satisfactory therapeutic response.

Designated persons and members of staff involved with medicines should be appropriately trained and assessed as competent to administer medicines.


This e-learning course explains the limits of your role and responsibilities when working with medication.

Topics Covered

  • What tasks you are not allowed to carry out.
  • The six rights of administration.
  • Types of most commonly used medicines and methods of administration.
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Duration 40 minutes

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1 e-learning module

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1 online assessment

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Online learner support

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Certificate available on completion

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