Understand medication and prescriptions

Skills for Care Endorsed Provider


There are many types of medicines you may come across in your workplace. Medicines are prepared in different ways and it is important that you are aware of the differing forms and their use.


This e-learning course provides an introduction to the types of medicines learners are likely to encounter in a work environment. It introduces some of the legislation about medication and sources of information and guidance.

Topics Covered

  • Understand the use of different types of medication.
  • Different routes of administration.
  • Understanding how medicines are classified.
  • Understanding your role and responsibilities.
  • The key points of current legislation.
  • Consequences of not following relevant legislation and guidance.
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Duration 45 minutes

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2 e-learning modules

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2 online assessments

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Online learner support

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Certificate available on completion

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