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Medication Advanced Training Course

This Advanced Medication training course is aimed at carers & nurses looking to gain additional knowledge to enable the safe & effective administration of medicines in a health and social care setting. Perfect to meet the needs of care managers, team leaders, senior care workers or experienced carers.

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About this Medication Advanced training course

This Medication Advanced training course will help you understand the roles and responsibilities when giving medication, how medicines are administered, the need to record the giving of medication and what causes medication errors and how to reduce the risk. Meet your CQC requirements easily.

In the UK alone, there are, on average, 237 million medication errors every year. These errors could be fatal to your patients. This is why it is so important that your staff know everything there is to know about supplying medicine correctly, in order to keep your patients healthy. If you require the awareness course instead, please check out our Medication Awareness training course here.

Duration Duration Dependent on delivery method, this Medication Advanced training course takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.
Entry & Level Entry & Level There are no barriers to entry on this Medication Advanced training online course, but it is recommended to have completed our Medication Awareness course first.
Certification Certification On completion of this Medication Advanced course, either download your certificate or access it at a later date online.
Accreditations Accreditations This Advanced Medication Awareness course is CPD accredited and Skills for Care endorsed. It also meets Wales Legislation requirements.


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Medication Advanced training course learning outcomes

On completion of this Medication Advanced course, learners should know and understand the following:
  • Role and responsibility
    Understand your roles and responsibilities when administering medication
  • Administering Medication
    Understand the methods in which medicines are administered safely and correctly
  • Recording
    Understand the need for recording the administering of medication
  • Disposing
    Describe how medication should be disposed of and understand the reasons why it needs to be done correctly
  • Errors and risks of medication administration
    Learn and understand what causes medication errors and how to reduce the risk of them happening
  • Side effects and resolution
    Describe possible side effects of medication and what to do when these side effects occur
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FAQ - The Medication Advanced training course

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Enrol on to our Medication Advanced training course to go into more depth and help increase your understanding and develop your knowledge/skills in administering medication.

Who is the Medication Advanced training course for? This online Medication Advanced training course is designed for residential care/nursing home, domiciliary care and anyone providing care, who wishes to gain an understanding of administering medicine greater than an awareness course. Typically, it’s for those in a team leader, manager, senior or more experienced role.
What is the difference between Medication Advanced and Medication Awareness?

Our Medication Awareness training course covers more the theory and aiding side of administering medicine such as the legislation behind it, different classifications of medicine, a company's policy in regards to medication and how to safely store and manage medication.

Whereas our Medication Advanced training course dives deeper and teaches you how to actually administer medication and covers topics such as your roles and responsibilities when giving medication, how the medication should be disposed of, what causes medication errors and how to reduce the risk and the possible side effects of medication and what to do.


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Medication Advanced training course delivery methods

Our Medication Advanced training is available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. Perfect for care staff with busy schedules or difficult shift patterns. 

• Study when you want 
• Track staff progress 
• Study anywhere you want on any device 

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It's easy to get certified in Medication Advanced

Just follow these four simple steps, sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you and your team.

Book A Course Book this Advanced Medication training online course via the website, by messaging us or calling.
Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff.
Complete Course Complete the Advanced Medication training course you purchased in the delivery method you chose.
Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the certificates from the portal.

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