Administration of Medication

Administration and storage of medication is suitable for carers in a variety of settings (hospitals, care homes, community and domestic) who are responsible for preparing, administering and storing medication, and monitoring and recording its effects.

Lead Tutor

John Foley RMN, RGN, RNMH, Dip Comm H, Member of ESNA, Member of the Epilepsy Task Force, Founder Member of Scottish Professionals Epilepsy Network.

John is Nurse Specialist for people who have epilepsy and a learning disability in the Lothian Health Area. He played a leading part in the development of the Lothian Health training standards in the administration of rectal diazepam and and remains closely involved in developing training programmes for all staff involved in the care of people with epilepsy.

Course Information

Course Content

  • What is medication
  • How does medication work
  • Routes of administration of medication
  • Categories of medication
  • Effects
  • Drug and food interactions
  • Ordering and stock control
  • Disposal
  • Checks, recording and errors

If you are not sure whether this course will suit your training needs, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Certification TfC Certificate of Attendance

Course Length  2 hours

Delivery Model   Face-to-face delivery 

Maximum Participants   12

Course Fee  

  • £220 for up to 8 participants
  • £27.50 per additional participant up to a maximum of 12

Group Booking Information

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