Staff training courses

Medication Training

1 day - 9.30am to 3pm

Price available upon application

Course content

  • Legal aspects and standards
  • Managing, obtaining & dealing with medicines entering the home
  • Safe storage of medicines
  • Auditing of medicines
  • Confidentiality
  • Classifications of medicines
  • Homely remedies
  • Routes of administrations
  • Reporting of adverse drug reactions
  • Self-medication
  • Obtaining consent to administer medicines
  • MAR Sheets (medicines administration record)
  • Following instructions on labels
  • Refusal of medicines
  • Disposal of medicines

Course trainer:

Denise Robinson
Senior Healthcare Co-ordinator

Meet the team

Course objective

To provide staff with the knowledge and confidence to record, obtain, store, administer and dispose of medications safely.

The course conforms with guidance issued by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society relating to the training necessary for care workers to administer medicines safely.

The course consists of three units. Each unit has 10 multiple choice questions. By answering these questions it demonstrates understanding of the procedures covered in each training pack.

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