Administration of Medication

ENS Training
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All Skill Levels
1h 19m
Duration
740
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About this course

This ELearning course has 10 sections:

  • Legislation and best practice guidance
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Legal classifications and drug formulations
  • Consent
  • Records and documentation
  • Levels of support
  • Process of administration
  • Specialist techniques
  • Storage and disposal
  • Medication errors

On completion of the course you will:

  • Understand the legislative and regulatory framework governing medication issues
  • Understand your role and responsibilities in relation to medication
  • Understand the different types of medication and routes of administration
  • Know the correct procedure for administering medication
  • Know how to safely store and dispose of medication
  • Understand the importance of accurate recording and error reporting
  • Know how to ensure that consent is received, capacity is assessed and the choice and
  • independence of the individual is upheld