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Medication Awareness, E-learning Pathway Courses, Pathway Group


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Medication Awareness is part of the E-learning Pathway Courses with Pathway Group under the Safeguarding catalogue.

Medication Awareness is important because it helps you to understand medicine and its impacts.

For more information about this course or others in the catalogue or others please call: 0121 707 0550, e-mail: or visit:

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Medication Awareness, E-learning Pathway Courses, Pathway Group

  1. 1. Online Course Medication Awareness
  2. 2. Medication Awareness This course aims to provide learners with the knowledge required to support the use of medication in health and social care settings. It provides information on the different types, classifications and forms of medication, as well as providing guidance on safe storage and disposal. On completion, learners will have an increased understanding of the importance of accurate recording and reporting when administering medication. On completion of this course learners will be able to: • Describe relevant legislation. • Recognise the different types of medication. • Define roles & responsibilities. • Describe relevant techniques for administering medication. • List considerations when receiving, storing & disposing of medication. • Identify the rights of an individual. • Describe suitable recording & reporting techniques relevant to medication administration. The content of this course has been mapped to the underpinning knowledge within the following unit on the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF): Support use of medication in social care settings. This unit is part of the following qualifications: • Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People’s Workforce. • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England. • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England. • Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce. • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland. Accreditation The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. E-LEARNING Learn Online
  3. 3. Duration Approximately 2 - 3 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course. Target Audience This module is targeted primarily at those working within the health and social care sector who are involved in the administration of medication. Entry Requirements There are no specific entry requirements for this course. Cost Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact or telephone us on: 0121 707 0550 Please Note that this is an online course £30.00 + VAT (£36.00 inc. VAT) Learn Online