Course Code: TT161 - Course Duration: 6 Hours

Webinar Available for this course

This course is now being delivered to groups via live webinar and will be delivered by our professional and qualified educators.
If you require further information, please complete the booking enquiry form on this page or call 01242 371 999

This is a Level 1 and Level 2 course designed for healthcare professionals who may have to administer medication and need to either refresh their existing skills and/or wish to learn more about medication and administration.

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Clinical Training Courses


The aim of this Safe Handling and Administration of Medication Training is to update or impart medication knowledge in accordance with your organisations policies and procedures.  The course is essential for nurses and support workers who need to safely handle and administer medication on a daily basis. This training package is highly recommended as an excellent standard for safe medication practices.

The course teaches the practical skills needed to select, administer and record medicines.

Course Content

  • Regulations
  • Current legislation
  • Prescription drugs
  • Prescriptions & labels
  • Categories of medication
  • Routes of administration
  • Refusal of medicines
  • Covert medication
  • Recording and documentation 
  • Accountability and responsibility
  • Drug disposal
  • Drug errors
  • Auditing medication
  • Organisation paperwork including M.A.R. sheets
  • Administration of medication
  • Identify the  7 ‘Rights’ of medication administration
  • Describe how to use a person centred approach in the administration of medication, whilst adhering to the Mental Capacity Act
  • Demonstration of administering techniques

Tidal will incorporate your organisations medication policies and procedures.

Maximum Attendees:

This training can be delivered to groups of up to 15

Course Assessment and Certification

There will be continuous assessment by the trainer.  There is an 18 question multiple choice quiz to check that students have reached the required level to gain their certificate which is valid for 3 years.

This course is often booked with the following courses:

Open Courses

This course is also delivered on one of our “Excellence in CareSeries open courses in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

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Onsite Training Locations

Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small organisations across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisation’s work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you. Our clients do not have to pay for mileage or any other added extras.

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Onsite Training for Safe Handling and Administration of Medication Training

Safe Handling and Administration of Medication Training and all of the other Clinical Training Courses in our portfolio can be delivered onsite in most cities and surrounding areas including:

  • Aberdeen
  • Bangor
  • Bath
  • Birmingham
  • Bradford
  • Brighton and Hove
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Canterbury
  • Cardiff
  • Carlisle
  • Chester
  • Chichester
  • Coventry
  • Derby
  • Dundee
  • Durham
  • Edinburgh
  • Ely
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow
  • Gloucester
  • Hereford
  • Inverness
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • Lancaster
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Lichfield
  • Lincoln
  • Liverpool
  • City of London
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Newport
  • Norwich
  • Nottingham
  • Oxford
  • Perth
  • Peterborough
  • Plymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Preston
  • Ripon
  • Salford
  • Salisbury
  • Sheffield
  • Southampton
  • St Albans
  • St Davids
  • Stirling
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Sunderland
  • Swansea
  • Truro
  • Wakefield
  • Wells
  • Westminster
  • Winchester
  • Wolverhampton
  • Worcester
  • York
  • Wherever you are!