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Medicine Awareness

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Health and Safety, Healthcare
Course Duration
Subject Matter Expert

Target Audience

Medicines are available in many different forms and have a variety of functions. If you administer or manage medications on behalf of others, it is vital that you have a clear understanding of your responsibilities and you are aware of the types of products youmay encounter.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, trainees will be able to: Recognise the difference between a medicine and a drug Identify the positives and negatives of medicines and drugs State the legal requirements of the Medicines Act and the Misuse of Drugs Act Recognise the different presentations of specific drugs Identify how you should maintain safety when administering, handling and storing medicine Store and dispose of medications and drugs correctly State the record keeping requirements in respect of medication