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Medication and Healthcare Tasks Awareness Level 1


Aim: To help healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with basic knowledge of medications, their effects and safety issues and how to assist with healthcare tasks.

Certification: Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years.

Duration: 1.5 hours

Learning Objectives

Be able to explain the agreed ways of working with medication

Be able to describe some types of medications, some forms of medication and some routes of administration

Be able to describe the difference between assisting and administration of medication

Be able to explain what a healthcare task is and why training is required

Be able to explain what to do and not do when assisting with healthcare tasks