Staff who administer medication should be fully trained to ensure it is done correctly as well as recording what has been taken. Our course has been designed for those working in a healthcare environment with medication such as care assistants, pharmacists, nurses and more. The CPD approved medication administration training includes an instant digital certificate for your records.
All staff that administer medication should be fully trained on how to do this, and how to record what has been taken.
If you work in a healthcare environment, and have the responsibility of administering medication, it is extremely important you are fully aware of your duties.
This medication awareness course aims to provide the learner with the knowledge of how to administer medication safely, record what has been provided, which types of medication they are permitted to give and an overview of the types of drugs on the market.
Throughout the medication management training course, the learner will undertake challenges to assess their learning so far.
This medication awareness training course is accredited by CPD. The certificates, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.
The medication management training course should between 1-2 hours to complete, depending on the speed of learning. Learners do not have to complete all the training in one session as progress is recorded throughout and the training can be paused and resumed in our learning management system at any time.
This medication training online course is aimed at anyone working in a role that administers medication to others such as care assistants, pharmacists, nurses, etc.
There are no entry requirements for this medication training online course.
The end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test six times at no extra cost.
If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.
Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion of the medication awarenss training course. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.
We have a wide range of online courses suitable for those working in a healthcare environment including Person Centred Care in Social Care, Medication Management in Social Care, Statutory and Mandatory: Non-Clinical Package and Legionnaires' Awareness.
The Medicines Act 1968 The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 The Human Rights Act 1998 The Equality Act 2010 GDPR 2018 The Mental Capacity Act 2005 Skills for Care Code of Conduct The Health and Social Care Act 2012 The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 Hazardous Waste Regulations 2005 The Human Medicines Regulations 2012 The Misuse of Drugs (Safe Custody) Regulations 1972
Staff who administer medication should be fully trained to ensure it is done correctly as well as recording what has been taken. Our course has been designed for those working in a healthcare environment with medication such as care assistants, pharmacists, nurses and more.
The CPD approved medication administration training includes an instant digital certificate for your records.
The 4 basic responsibilities are ensuring the medication is: the correct dose, for the correct person, at the correct time and is administered in the correct route or method.
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There are five stages of the medication process:
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When buying one of our courses, you will need to enter a valid email address which will be used to create your account with our Learning Management System – Enable – where you will take the training. We will also send your purchase receipt to this email address, and any additional courses purchased in future using the same email address will be added to your system account.
Once you have purchased a course, you will be able to send this course to other people using your system account with Enable by entering the new learner’s email address so that they may access the training and set up their own system account with our Learning Management System.
If you are not 100% satisfied with your course then we offer a 30-day, no hassle money-back guarantee. To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not have completed the training in order to make a valid refund claim. Any claim made after the training has been completed will be invalidated.
This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.
The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physical copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.
Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College and will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable.
If you have bought the posted certificate option (available on select courses), a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out at the beginning of the following working week.