Medication Administration Training

The Health and Safety Group Ltd
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Medication can be dangerous when misused but when used effectively is a very powerful tool to alleviate symptoms and improve or prolong a persons life.

Healthcare professionals are not only responsible for the safe delivery of medication but also upholding dignity, encouraging independence and respecting choices the service user/patient makes.

Who is this course for?

Medication Administration training is an excellent refresher course for healthcare professionals with the responsibility of receiving, storing, administering and disposing of medication.


  • Identify relevant legislation
  • Understand the 8'R's of medication administration
  • Recognise common medication
  • Understand the importance of record keeping
  • Identify prescribed medication
  • Understand common errors that can occur

Course content

  • Legislation
  • The 8 rights of medication administration
  • Classification and types of medication
  • Routes into the body
  • Maintaining records
  • Prescribing medication
  • Types and reasons for errors
  • Storing and disposing of medication
  • Self-administration and supporting independence
  • Contra indications, allergies and overdoses
  • Monitoring dosage systems
  • Medication calculations

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