Medication Administration

This course provides carers with an understanding of the correct procedure to follow when administering medications. 

Price: £30.00 or 3000 Newcross training credits 

Length of Certificate: Yearly Updates

Duration: 3-hour course

 Delegates will learn how to administer medication safely and will understand how to store and dispose of medication as per guidelines/policy. All delegates will undergo a formal practical assessment using a combination of boxed medication and blister packed medication 
 
• Understand the necessity of completing Medication Training 
 
• Understand the importance of maintaining the service users privacy, dignity, independence and choice 
 
• To gain an awareness of the legislation surrounding Medication 
 
• Become familiar with the Newcross Medication Policy and procedures 
 
• To understand your role in giving Medication 
 
• To be aware of boundaries when assisting with Medication 
 
• To understand what you can and can’t do in relation to Medication

Suitable - For Nursing staff