Safe Handling of Medication

The SafeHandling of Medicines awareness course is suitable for health care worker who require understanding of how to master good, safe working practices in relation to handling medication and administration of medicines.

Who should attend?

 Nurses, senior care staff, domiciliary staff, nursing and residential care workers.

What will you learn?

This course will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of key aspects to enable you confidently administer medication within your work role in your workplace. It is important to note employers are required to assess practical assessment to deem competency before administering medication.   

Course Content

  • Repeat Prescriptions and Delivery of Medicines
  • Storage of Medicines
  • Administration of Medicines
  • Self Administration of Medicines
  • Accountability, Responsibility and Confidentiality
  • Controlled Drugs
  • Side Effects from Medicines
  • Refusal of Medicines
  • Errors Associated with the Administration of Medicine
  • Safe Disposal of Medicines
  • Completing Medical Assessment Records (MAR Sheets)
  • Competency in Clinical Practice

Course Duration

Half day (three hours) Maximum number of 15 candidates. This course is taught at one of our venues or delivered onsite.

Assessment and certification

This course is delivered by a qualified trainer. Candidates will be assessed continuously throughout the training and will be expected to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the course aims and objectives with a final assessment. Candidates will receive a certificate valid for 12 months on successful completion and a workbook. It is important to note employers are required to assess practical assessment to deem competency before administering medication.   

Course Cost

To discuss course fees for individuals or group bookings up to 12 people and minimum of 6 please contact the admin team 07563000668. Booking Form

How to book

To book a course date contact the admin team and reserve your place on 07563000668 You can also download a booking form, complete and send your form or email your interest by sending an email to info@mastercaretraining.co.uk one of the team will confirm your booking by email.