Safer handling and management of Medication

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To ensure carers are compliant with legislation and the organisation’s policies and procedures. To ensure carers deliver effective and safe practice

Duration and Format

This is a 3 hour programme usually delivered over 1 morning, afternoon or evening. The format is tutor led learning supported by a power point with some practical activities.

This course is delivered by a registered nurse

Course Content

On completion of this training carers will be able to :

  • State what a medicine is
  • Explain the need for safe administration of meds and the importance of record keeping
  • Explain the factors that necessitate the safe storage of medicine
  • Explain the reasons for and the importance of completing a risk assessment
  • Outline what to do if an error is made
  • List the points of entry and the different packaging and compliance devices
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the possible side effects of medicines
  • Explain the importance of infection control procedures

Assessment Guidelines and Student resources

There is no formal assessment for this programme.

Students will receive handouts and a certificate of attendance from AMTD

Cost £300 per session maximum of 10 people delivered in your workplace or at AMTD training centre Suite 7c Saturn Centre Challenge Way Blackburn BB1 5QB just off junction 6 M65 the-saturn-centreScreenshot (24)

To book this course or discuss your requirements call Alison  on 07915 60978 or email

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