Handling and Administration of Medications Level 2
The Handling and Administration of Medications Level 2 course is designed to provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with the necessary knowledge and skills to safely handle and administer medications. The primary aim of this course is to ensure the well-being of individuals receiving medications by promoting best practices and adherence to safety protocols.
The course emphasizes the importance of accurate medication handling, storage, administration techniques, and the recognition of potential risks or errors. Participants will develop a solid understanding of medication safety principles and the responsibilities associated with handling and administering medications.
The course typically has a duration of 3 hours. During this time, participants will engage in various activities, discussions, presentations, and practical demonstrations that cover the essential aspects of handling and administration of medications.
Upon successful completion of the course and assessments, candidates will be issued a certificate that is valid for three years. This course costs £595 for up to 12 learners. Prices may vary based on your requirements.
- 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
Mandatory Training Courses
Aim: To enable healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to understand the importance of food safety, including hygiene, in the preparation and handling of food and the importance of nutrition and hydration in maintaining health and wellbeing.