Control and Administration of Medicines Level 3
E-Learning CPD

This online Control and Administration of Medicines course is designed to provide learners with an understanding of the correct procedures to follow when prescribing and administering medicines, in both a social and domiciliary care environment Delegates will learn how to keep records of each administration, as well as all incoming and outgoing medicines, so as to ensure that the risk of error is minimised.

Within this course, you’ll also find the “Knowledge Set for Medication” course modules covered as defined by Skills for Care and Development in 2005. Upon successful completion, learners will require to be observed to competently administer a range of medication.

Learning Outcomes

Safe medicine handling procedures

Prescribing, checking, obtaining and dispensing of medicines

Disclosure and patient confidentiality

Patient guidance and support

Medicine classifications and their properties

Administration methods and competence

Identifying and reporting reactions to, or between, medicines

Consenting to secondary administration

Staff and patient risk assessment

Administration preparation and accuracy

Keeping record of administration, errors and medicine refusal

Storing and disposing of medicines safely

Relevant legislation and guidance

Control and Administration of Medicines Level 3
E-Learning CPD

E-Learning Course