This is a combined course designed for healthcare professionals, who in the course of their duties may have to administer medicine and need to either refresh their skills or wish to learn more about medication.

At the end of the Care of Medicine & Administration training course attendees will be familiar with current legislation, drug categories, labelling, prescriptions, drug administration and the accompanying paper work. Attendees will also be involved in demonstrations on the administration of tablets, capsules, creams, ointments, fluids, inserting drops to ear, nose, or eye and inhaled medication.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Regulations
  • Current legislation
  • Prescription drugs
  • Prescriptions and labels
  • Medicines and the elderly
  • Refusal of medicines
  • Drug disposal
  • Drug errors
  • Paperwork including M.A.R. sheet
  • Administration of medication
  • Demonstration of administering techniques

You might also be interested in

Level: 2

Max attendees: 15

Course length: 1 day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

Make an enquiry

For more information about this course, please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969 – or send us an email using the button below.

Make an enquiry
Course content was fantastic, tutor was very helpful & knowledgeable.