Safe Administration of Medication


Aim: This course will equip participants with the skills and knowledge required to safely administer medication in a variety of healthcare and residential care settings.

Who is this course for? The course is designed for people working in the health or social care sector, including healthcare personnel who administer or assist with the administration of medication.

Certification: Upon successful completion of this course participants will be issued with a certificate valid for 2 years.

Course Topics:

  • 10 Rights of medication administration.
  • Double checking medications.
  • Monitoring and documentation.
  • Patient rights and patient education.
  • Withholding medications.
  • Self-administration of medications.
  • Medication errors.
  • Administration errors.
  • Medication storage.

Method of Delivery: This course is facilitated by a trainer who will use a PowerPoint presentation as well as video examples to guide participants through the course.

Duration: 4-6 hours.

Assessment: Participants will be evaluated on the practical skills demonstrated during the course along with a written assessment.

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