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AoFAQ Level 2 Award in the Introduction to the Safe Handling and Administration of Medications

AoFAQ Level 2 Award in the Introduction to the Safe Handling and Administration of Medications
Course Introduction
  • The AoFAQ Level 2 Award in the Introduction to the Safe Handling and Administration of Medications course has been designed to provide learners who are new in the health and social sector and require the underpinning knowledge to address the Skills for Health Common Induction Standards as well as to support learners with their professional development and to understand their roles and responsibilities in the workplace. This qualification allows learners to springboard onto the AoFAQ Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines if they wish.
Course Details:  
  • Define the term medication
  • Benefits of medications
  • Risks associated with taking medications
  • The roles and responsibilities in the use of medications in the health and social care setting
  • The rights of the patient when administering medication
  • The requirements of current legislation for the safe handling and the administration of medications
  • Different classifications of medicines
  • The requirements of current legislation for patient confidentiality
  • Process required for gaining consent before administering medication
  • Different types of common medicine groups used in health and social care
  • Different routes for the administration of medication
  • Requirements for recording appropriate documentation following the administration of medications to patients
  • Appropriate locations and conditions to store medications safely
  • Procedure for the safe disposal of medications
  • Actions to take in the event of a adverse reaction following the administration of medication
  • Knowledge and Competencies Assessment
  • The different types of Personal Protective Equipment available

Target Audience: Support workers, Care workers, Supervisors and Managers
Fee: £85
Qualification Framework: QCF
Duration: 5 Hours
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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