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HSG Medication Awareness

3 Hours (Approx)
Multiple Choice
It is strongly recommended that users must complete classroom training first before undertaking this eLearning refresher course.

Medication administration is an essential and key area of user/patient care. Medication can be dangerous when misused but when used effectively is a very powerful tool to alleviate symptoms and improve or prolong a person's life. Healthcare workers are not only responsible for the safe delivery of medication but also upholding dignity, encouraging independence and respecting choices the service user/patient makes. This is an excellent refresher course for any member of the healthcare team.


The Health and Safety Group would recommend approx. 3 hours to complete the course

Learning Outcomes: By the end of this course the learner will:
  • Identify relevant legislation
  • Understand the 8R's of medication administration
  • Recognise common medication
  • Understand the importance of record keeping
  • Identify prescribed medication
  • Understand common errors that can occur
  • Legislation
  • The 8 rights of medication administration
  • Classification & Types of medication
  • Routes into the body
  • Maintaining records - MARs
  • Prescribing Medication
  • Types & Reasons for errors
  • Storing & Disposing of medication
  • Self-Administration & supporting independence
  • Contra indications, allergies and overdoses
  • Monitoring Dosage Systems
Who is this course for?

Healthcare Professionals with the responsibility of receiving, storing, administering and disposing of medication

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This activity has been accredited by The CPD Standards office and equates to 3 hours of CPD.

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