Medication Training

3 Hours

  • Understand the legal framework for the administration of medication
  • Understand the limits and accountability of the role
  • Understand the impact of poor practice in the administration of medication
  • Communicate the issues effectively and appropriately to your clients regarding medication
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the types of medication and rules for their storage
  • Safely administering medication, following written instructions
  • State some of the common adverse reactions, and side effects of medication
  • Take appropriate action where an error occurs
  • Identify the different routes of medication
  • Make effective use of medication labels
  • Utilise the different aids and materials that are available to aid the administration of medication
  • Understand the importance of gaining consent and maintaining confidentiality
  • Dispose of medication appropriately
  • Understand the importance of keeping up to date and accurate information on the administration of medication
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