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Medication Awareness

Course Overview

This course aims to provide the learner with an overview of the process of administering medication to clientsSUMMARYThe Royal Pharmaceutical Society has revealed that £300m worth of medicine is wasted each year and that the NHS spends approximately £8.8 billion on medicines in England every year. Furthermore around 4-5% of hospital admissions are due to problems caused by the incorrect use of medicines resulting in an estimated cost of £466 million a year to the NHS.

  • State the legislation that underpins medication administration
  • Explain the process you go through from ordering through to administration and also disposal of medicine
  • Identify the different routes for administration of medicines and the possible drugs for each one


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Please note, Silverlight is no longer compatible with Google Chrome.


£10.00 + VAT

Price is per person. Discounts are available for group bookings.

Please be advised all courses expire within 1 year from the date of purchase.

Call 0151 647 1057 for more details.


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