To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with information to ensure the safe handling and administration of medications.
- Identify the legislation that affects the administration of medicines
- Explain the classifications, types of medicines, routes of administration, side effects and adverse reactions of medication
- Explain the importance of following protocols and policies when receiving, storing, administering, recording and disposing of medicines
- Identify the differences in protocols between Domiciliary care and Residential care
Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years.
External accreditation is available for this course, if required, through Advantage Accreditation. Additional costs will apply, please contact us.
We can also offer a Level 3 Award in Assessing Competency in Handling and Administration of Medications, please call us for details and pricing.
ASM 34 Outcome 1, 2, 3, 4.1, 4.2 & HSC 3047 Outcome 1, 2.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 4. Links to NMTS 8.5.