Medication Training

We can provide the following 3 Medication training courses, for more information on these courses, please call 07376 634655 or email

Course Outlines

Safe Administration of Medication Full Day

Learning Objectives
On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:

  • Legal framework and carers stance when administering medication.
  •  Drug classification, medication names and labelling.
  •  Routes and types of medication.
  •  Principles of prescriptions.
  •  Homely remedies.
  •  Storage and disposal of medication.
  •  Self-administration and compliance aids.
  •  Medication contraindications, allergies, overdosing and side effects.
  •  Monitored Dosage Systems and medication abbreviations.
  •  Documentation and record keeping (Medications Administration Records).
  •  Missed doses, errors and covert administration of medication.
  •  Recognising and reporting changes in the service user.

Safe Administration of Medication Half Day

  • Definitions / classification of medications
  • Methods of administration
  • Process of medicine management / organisation’s procedure
  • Administration procedure
  • Medication storage
  • Medication disposal
  • When things go wrong

Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam

  • Understanding seizures and epilepsy;
  • To develop an understanding of;
    • What Buccal Midazolam is and how it works;
    • When Buccal Midazolam is used in epilepsy;
    • The emergency action plan for epilepsy.
  • Demonstrate and describe the correct procedure for the safe and effective administration of Buccal Midazolam;
  • To recognise potential difficulties.