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Medication awareness

This course offers an introduction to medications, including legal requirements, basic medication information and how to keep accurate records to meet CQC requirements

Level: Basic
Duration: 3 hours

Who is it for?

Anyone who needs a basic understanding of medications, their safe storage and keeping accurate records.

What are the outcomes?

On completion of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate current policies and procedures in line with legal requirements
  • Describe how to administer medication safely in line with organisational policy
  • Complete records accurately and in order to meet CQC requirements
  • Demonstrate knowledge of categories of medicines and how to store them correctly
  • Deal with and report any errors that occur
  • Understand responsibilities in relation to medications