Administration of Medication (Adults) (05-03-20)


Courses Included


Administration of Medication – Adults is a half day classroom based introductory programme for practitioners working in the adult health and social care sector.


To enable learners to safely administer medication to adults.

Topics covered

  • Legislation
  • Safe handling of medication
  • 6 Rs
  • Different types of medication
  • Reading medication labels and leaflets
  • Routes into the body
  • Record keeping
  • Storing and disposing of medication
  • Handling errors
  • Allergies/adverse reactions
  • Self-administration
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