Understand the Requirements for the Safe Administration of Medication

Your support can be a key factor in ensuring that individuals are able to manage their medical needs safely and effectively. Through discussion with the individual you can ascertain the level of support and explanation required when taking medication.

Course Overview

This e-learning course provides an understanding of the safe administration of medication. It covers the process, routes and methods of administration and some of the more common side-effects and adverse reactions to medication.

It is mapped to the QCF unit T/601/9576 which forms part of the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines (QCF).

Course Topics Covered

  • Understand the preparations to be taken prior to administering medication.
  • Understand how medication is administered safely and in a way that meets individual needs.
  • How to support individuals to administer their own medication.
  • Problems with the administration of medication.
  • Monitoring the effects of medication.

Course Delivery

  • Delivered and accessed online via Care Academy.
  • 1 e-learning module.
  • 1 mandatory online assessments.
  • Certificate.
  • Online candidate support.
  • Candidate records archived for future tracking and reporting.

Overview

This e-learning course provides an understanding of the safe administration of medication. It covers the process, routes and methods of administration and some of the more common side-effects and adverse reactions to medication.

It is mapped to the QCF unit T/601/9576 which forms part of the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines (QCF).

Topics Covered

  • Understand the preparations to be taken prior to administering medication.
  • Understand how medication is administered safely and in a way that meets individual needs.
  • How to support individuals to administer their own medication.
  • Problems with the administration of medication.
  • Monitoring the effects of medication.

Delivery

  • Delivered and accessed online via Care Academy.
  • 1 e-learning module.
  • 1 mandatory online assessments.
  • Certificate.
  • Online candidate support.
  • Candidate records archived for future tracking and reporting.
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