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Medication Awareness

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Key concepts covered include:

  • Understand the legislation that affects the administration of medicines
  • Describe how medication should be stored and recorded
  • Understand the different types of medication and how they work
  • Follow protocols and policies when receiving, storing and recording medicines
  • Describe common adverse reactions to medication
  • Understand the differences in protocols between various healthcare provisions.

Course Description

based on the compliance requirements placed on Choices Training by the Medicines Act, Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act 1974, Access to Health Records Act, The Human Medicines Regulations and Misuse of Drugs Act. It is also based on guidelines produced by the National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE).

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