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The Control & Administration of Medicines


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For your convenience and peace of mind, Unicare Support Services provides health and safety, health and social care and food safety training as well as clinical workshops to our clients. We also deliver bespoke training and consultancy specific to your business. Our training arm provides CIEH, Aofa and HABC accredited courses in health and safety, health and social care,food safety, education and training,clinical workshops,conflict resolution etc. To provide the best training and consultancy solutions we employ only the best people. It’s as simple as that. We only invite people to join our team if they: 1. Are highly experienced and knowledgeable in their area of expertise 2. Embrace advances in technology and enjoy the challenges these bring 3. Are committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations 4. Enjoy doing their work and are dedicated to service excellence


  • Engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials
  • Make your own study schedule and take advantage of online tutoring hours
  • Obtain a certified diploma once you finish the course.


The course considers the knowledge requirements relating to the handling and administration of medicines as: Found in Regulation 12 of the CQC regulations in respect of ‘Safe Care and Treatment’
Identified by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as ‘level 2 administration of medicines, standard training’ and ‘level 3 – administration of medicines using specialised techniques’


Module 1 – Medication Classification and Legislation
  • The key legislation and guidance relating to the safe handling of medicines
  • How organisational policies and procedures ensure the safe handling of medicines for a range of care settings and both medical and non-medical care staff
  • The process for the prescribing, dispensing, obtaining and checking of medicines
  • The range of support and guidance available relating to medicines
  • The importance of confidentiality relating to disclosure about individual’s medication

Module 2 – About Medications
  • The types, purpose and classification of medicines commonly administered
  • The routes by which medicines may be administered
  • The related rules for administration of medication and level of competence required
  • The importance of checking for, recognising and reporting effects that can occur as a result of an adverse reaction, a contraindication or an interaction between medicines

Module 3 – Medication Administration
  • How medication is administered safely and in a way that meets individual needs
  • How to support individuals to administer their own medication
  • Procedures to follow when there are problems with the administration of medication
  • How the effects of medication are monitored
  • The audit process in relation to medication transactions and stock levels
  • How information is recorded and confidentiality maintained
  • The need to gain consent and undertake risk assessment prior to the self or secondary administration of medicines
  • The importance of the preparation for and administration of medicines to ensure accuracy
  • The importance of accurate recording for the administration and refusal of medicines and administration errors
  • The requirements to validate accuracy of safe storage and recording for medicines and for their safe disposal

Module 4 – Roles and Responsibilities
  • Your role in relation to accountability and responsibility
  • Prescribing medications
  • The Role of the independent and supplementary prescribers
  • The role of the Designated Person in administering medications
  • Ways to get support and information
  • Accountability and responsibility
  • The importance of accountability in relation to medications
  • The role of different people involved with storage or administration of medicines
  • The potential consequences of not following agreed ways of working as set out by an employer
  • The roles and responsibilities of staff involved in supporting an individual to take medication

The course also provides all the necessary documentation to record and document a supervised medicine round.


Thanks to this offer, valid exclusively for one person, you will obtain The Control & Administration of Medicines Online Course.

How to register

By buying the course in Emagister Express, you will obtain an access coupon. We will send you the codes and keys to the coupon. Send the coupon code and the key to info@unicaresupport.com. The training provider will then give you access to the course.

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