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Suppository Administration Training

This online Suppository Administration training course provides carers and nursing staff guidance on the administration of suppositories, medication, and protective measures.

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About the Suppository Administration training course

This Suppository Administration course is great for any care worker who may need to provide care to a person with medication by this route.

Learners will be taught the preparation steps and equipment required for administering suppositories, how to administer medications, the protective measures to be taken, different insertion methods, and identify the correct method of insertion.

Upon successful completion, learners will gain a downloadable and printable Suppository Administration certificate. 

Duration Duration Dependent on the delivery method, this Suppository Administration training takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate. 
Entry & Level Entry & Level There are no barriers to entry in this online Suppository training. This is an awareness course, suitable for all.
Certification Certification On completion of this Suppository training online course, either download your certificate or access it later online.
Accreditations Accreditations This online Suppository Administration training is CPD accredited and delivered by a Skills for Care Endorsed Provider. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


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Suppository Administration training course learning outcomes

Upon completion of this online Suppository Administration training, learners should know and understand the following:  
  • Administering suppositories
    List the preparation steps and the equipment required for administering suppositories.
  • How to administer medication
    Understand how to administer medications using a rectal suppository for absorption in rectal mucosa.
  • The protective measures
    Describe the protective measures to be taken along with patient safety and care needs.
  • Insertion methods
    Discuss the different insertion methods and identify the correct method of insertion.

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FAQ - Suppository Administration training course

Frequently asked questions

We've answered the most common Suppository Administration questions our training experts get asked.

What is Suppository Administration?

A Suppository is a medication that is inserted into a body orifice to be broken down and absorbed by the body. Suppository administration is the act of administering the suppository into the specific body orifice.

Can carers administer suppositories?

Yes, carers and nursing staff can administer suppositories but they should take training to ensure they are administering the suppository correctly and safely.

It isn't classed as a routine activity for care workers, and it is normally a delegated nursing task but if the carer has the correct training, skills and knowledge, they can complete the task.

Why is Suppository Administration training important?

Suppository Administration training is important because it provides staff with vital information and guidance on how to administer suppositories safely and effectively.

To enrol your staff on our online Suppository training course, give us a call or send us a message.


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Our Suppository Administration course is easily accessible online through e-learning, allowing your staff to study anytime, anywhere, 24/7. This makes it the perfect option for care staff with challenging shift patterns. Additionally, you will receive exceptional customer support from our dedicated account manager and support team.

• 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 Suppository Administration

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 Suppository training by calling us or sending us a message.
Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff. 
Complete Course Complete the online Suppository training you purchased in the delivery method you chose.
Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the Suppository Administration certificate from the portal.

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