Person Centred

COURSE TITLE: Medication Awareness

Course description

Medication Awareness

Aimed at All staff that may be called upon to administer medication in the course of their duties.
Goals of the course
  • Attendees obligations and that of their employer in regard to the documentation and the administration of medication
  • How medication should be stored
  • Different types of medication and how they work
  • Knowledge of the common adverse reactions
  • The seven guidelines of administration of medication
  • Controlled drugs and oxygen
  • Drug errors
  • Disposal of medication, etc.
Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the legislation that affects the administration of medicines
  • Describe how medication should be stored and recorded
  • Understand the different types of medication and how they work
  • Follow protocols and policies when receiving, storing and recording medicines
  • Describe common adverse reactions to medication
  • Understand the differences in protocols between various healthcare provisions
Certification – 1 year Certification Joymac Training – Registered Trainer Courses Ltd Approved Centre

Garry McWade

Trainer Courses LTD - TrainerQuals Level 3 Award - Medication Awareness Trainer

QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation

Duration 3 - 4 hours.
Price JOYMAC Training Costs

Course Materials

Workbook and relevant course materials included.