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Medication Administration


Medication Administration courses teach safe and precise techniques for dispensing medications, ensuring healthcare professionals administer treatments accurately and minimize potential risks to patients.


Medication Administration


The Medication Administration course provides essential training for healthcare professionals, emphasizing the safe and accurate dispensing of medications. Participants learn crucial skills, including dosage calculations, drug interactions, and proper administration techniques, ensuring patient safety and compliance with healthcare standards in medication management.



Healthcare professionals, nurses, pharmacists, care home staff, and individuals responsible for administering medication should attend this course.

  • Introduction and explanation.
  • Legislation and codes of practice.
  • The 7 Rights of medication administration.
  • Classification and types of medication.
  • Routes into the body.
  • Maintaining records.
  • Roles and responsibilities.
  • Medication and risks.
  • The medication process, prescribing and dispensing.
  • Administration and record-keeping.
  • Managing a medication error.
  • Side effects.
  • Storage and disposal of Medication.
  • Self-administration and supporting independence.
  • Contraindications, allergies, and overdoses.
  • Monitoring dosage systems.
  • Medication calculations.

 This mandatory care course is delivered online through e-Learning. Learners of the Medication and Administration course will receive instant access to our interactive Learning Management System, which offers 24/7 access to the course.


The online care course needs a minimum of one hour to complete. This can be a guide to the educational hours needed and it depends on how quickly an individual understands the course. The training is online it may be displayed over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Mandatory Care Courses - Medication Administration - online assessment is taken upon completing the training material. You will need to complete a multiple choice answers exam with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will know whether you have passed as soon as you finish the course. If you don't pass, don't worry! You can take the test thirty (30) times. However, you need to purchase the same course again when you used all thirty (30) attempts.

Our online social care courses are accredited by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and are nationally recognised. Once you have completed your assessment, you will be awarded an accredited certificate in PDF format that is immediately available. Hard copies of the certificate are available for an additional fee. All evidence of learning and certification will remain in our system for your future reference.

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  • Free course certificate
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Aims of the Medication Administration course


  • 1. Accurately administer medications following best practices.

  • 2. Identify common medication errors effectively.

  • 3. Understand patient rights in medication administration.

  • 4. Demonstrate safe medication handling techniques.

  • 5. Apply legal, ethical standards consistently.

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