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This Course At a Glance

  • Accredited by CPD UK
  • Expert-created course module
  • Get trained by industry experts
  • Understand the importance of medication awareness for patient safety
  • Explore the common medication classifications
  • Learn the routes of medication administration to adhere to safety
  • Gain knowledge of dosage calculations and factors affecting the calculations
  • Acquire safe medication handling techniques for proper storage and disposal
  • Gain insights into Polypharmacy and its potential interactions
  • Know the legal aspects and ethical considerations of medication management

Medication Awareness Training Course

Every year more than 237 million medication errors are made in the UK. If you are willing to enhance the efficacy of medication management, join our Medication Awareness Training course. Acquire the ability to identify any potential medication errors and contradictions through industry-leading guidance.

This Medication Awareness in-house course is designed to equip you with tailored concepts, enabling you to maintain Medication Administration Records (MAR) and Electronic Health Records (EHR) effectively. You will also acquire the skills of high-alert medications, including pain management medications through insightful lessons.

By enrolling in our Medication Awareness Course, you will gain proficiency and strategies to position yourself as a competent medical administrator in the healthcare environment. This course is a stepping stone towards a successful career in healthcare.

Medication Awareness Training Course Details

CPD Certification Service
CPD certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. Many organisations look for employees with CPD requirements, which means, that by doing this course, you would be a potential candidate in your respective field.


Module 1. Introduction to Medication Awareness

  • In this introductory module, you will learn the importance of medication awareness for patient safety. Moreover, you will also learn the key terminologies, as well as essential medication errors.

Module 2. Medication Classification and Actions

  • In this module, you will learn the common medication classifications to understand how medications work. Therefore, you will also learn about medication interactions with potential adverse effects.

Module 3. Routes of Medication Administration

  • In this module, you will learn oral, injectable, topical, and inhalation routes, as well as Intravenous (IV) Administration essentials.

Module 4. Dosage Calculation

  • In this module, you will understand dosage calculations, including dosage forms. Here, you will also learn about the factors affecting dosage calculations with inclusive practice and safety.

Module 5. Safe Medication Practices

  • In this module, you will learn the essential rights of medication administration. You will also learn safe medication handling techniques for proper storage and disposal of medications.

Module 6. Documentation and Reporting

  • In this module, you will learn the importance of accurate medication records. You will also learn how to maintain Medication Administration Records (MAR), Electronic Health Records (EHR), and other essential aspects.

Module 7. Legal and Ethical Considerations

  • In this module, you will learn the medication administration rights and responsibilities to understand informed consent and patient education. Moreover, you will also learn the legal aspects of medication management and ethical considerations in medication use.

Module 8. Medication Safety and Error Prevention

  • In this module, you will gain strategies for preventing medication errors. You will also acquire knowledge of high-alert medications and extra precautions and the role of technology in medication safety.

Module 9. Special Medication Situations

  • In this module, you will comprehend emergency medication and procedures. Furthermore, you will also learn the pain management medications and their responsible use, as well as Polypharmacy and potential interactions with safe practices.

Module 10. Conclusion

  • In this module, you will gain a summary of medication awareness, emphasising the importance of accuracy. Therefore, you will also learn about common errors and how to avoid them by implementing strategies for medication error prevention.

This Medication Awareness training course is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry with medication administering skills and knowledge, care staff, care assistants or healthcare professionals who want to enhance their medication management proficiency.

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this Medication Awareness Course and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
  • However, you are required to have a laptop/desktop/tablet or smartphone and a good internet connection.

On the assessment round, you will participate in the MCQ test to examine your learning from this course. After completing the Medication Awareness Course modules, learners must answer MCQs to complete the assessment procedure.

  • The MCQ test measures how much a learner can grasp from each section.
  • In the assessment test, you must get 60% as a pass mark.

You should also check out our Medicine Management Course for Nurses and AHPs and gain knowledge about providing accurate interpretation of medicines while also advancing your career.

Certificate of Achievement from Lead Academy

CPD Certificate
After successfully passing the MCQ exam, you can order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. The certificate of achievement is an official credential that confirms that you successfully finished a course with Lead Academy. The certificate can be obtained in PDF version for £12, and there is an additional fee to receive a printed copy certificate, which is £35.

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Administering medication inaccurately can have severe consequences for individuals. Proper training is essential to avoid making catastrophic errors that could impact the individual's health. Common mistakes include crushing tablets incorrectly, administering the wrong dose, or giving medication at the wrong time. It is crucial to take the necessary precautions to ensure that medication is administered safely and accurately.

It is highly recommended that staff renew their training for medication management and administration on an annual basis. If you are looking to update your skills in administering medication, we would like to invite you to join our Medication Awareness Training course. This course will equip you with the necessary training to handle medicines safely and administer them with confidence, while also enabling you to identify potential risks in a healthcare setting.

Our in-house Medication Awareness program aims to provide you with diverse experience, including highly sought-after skills and safe medication practices. This course will help you acknowledge your potential and develop professionally with comprehensive and expert-led guidance. Upon completion of this course, you will acquire a CPD UK-accredited certificate, which will showcase your expertise and highlight your skills as a professional medicine administrator to your future employers.

The course is typically delivered online through our Lead Academy's learning platform, where you can access all the course materials and assignments at your own pace.

This Medication Awareness Course is accredited by CPD UK, which employers and professional organisations across the globe recognise. Upon completing this course, the chances of getting a job will increase with such qualifications as it will serve an additional merit to your profile.

Yes, you will get the course materials while doing the course. The instructor will send the materials as necessary as the lecture videos. However, you must pay a minimal amount for the course materials.

For a CPD-accredited PDF certificate, it will take 24 hours; however, for the hardcopy CPD certificate takes 5-7 business days.

Surely! You can access any Lead Academy course from anywhere in the world at any time.

There's no need to worry if you didn't pass the exam or didn't get the required score. You can always retake the exam with better preparation.

You can browse our website to discover all the available options and find the perfect one for your career advancement. However, if you want to pursue your career as a pharmacy assistant as well, we recommend you join our Pharmacy Assistant Course – Online Training and gain the necessary skills along with a recognised certificate.

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