Health and Social Care

Introduction to Administration of Medication

Posted: 18th Nov, 2019

Sector: Health and Social Care

This Introduction to Administration of Medication course is suitable for those who are new to the sector, returning to care or require a full understanding of administrating medication as part of their role.

As a care provider you have a responsibility to ensure that medicines are used properly and safely and that includes providing training to staff who administer medication as part of their role. This one day course will provide your staff with knowledge of the legislation surrounding their responsibilities when administering medication and the correct processes to follow when administering different types of medication.

Upcoming Course Schedule

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What's Involved

Sessions will cover a variety of topics including:

  • Relevant legislation concerning medication administration
  • Common types of medication, their use, effects and side effects
  • Procedures and techniques for the administration of medication


A 1 day, classroom-based course.

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Avenues of progression include:

  • Specialised qualifications that focus on particular areas of Health & Social Care


The course fees are £50 (+VAT) per person.

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