Medication Lite2020-10-23T09:48:13+01:00

Project Description

Medication Lite

Course List

Medication Lite

Course List

Level 2

This course is CPD certified.

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Course Aims

This is a lighter mandatory training course for health and social care staff that carry out responsibilities at level 2 standard of working practices.

It is for staff working  in settings such as Care Homes, Hospital Wards, Day Centres, or supporting an individual in their own home.

Health and social care workers have a ‘duty of care’ to ensure that the individuals they support take their medication safely and with no error.

This course will teach practices for:

  • Level 1: Prompt and assist with medication
  • Level 2: Administration of medication

Knowledge and awareness of level 3 medication will also be given.

Medication Lite training comprises of 7 learning modules:

  • The 2 R’s of Medication Practice
  • Levels of Medication Practice
  • Medicine Types
  • Routes of Administration
  • Medication Aids
  • Recording Medication Practice
  • Safeguarding in Medication

Course duration: up to approx. 1 hour, dependent on learner’s skills and abilities.


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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Be aware of medicines legislation and regulations

  • Know what a medication policy should include

  • Understand the levels of medication practice

  • Know the types of medicines you may support with

  • Understand the routes of administration

  • Identify medication aids and understand safe practice

  • Correctly record and report medication practice

  • Identify and report errors in medication

  • Understand the support for medication practice

Course Syllabus Includes

  • Legislation and Regulation

  • Prompt with medication

  • Assist with medication

  • Administer medication

  • Specialised Techniques

  • Rights of medication

  • Types of medication

  • Controlled Drugs

  • Physiological Measurements

  • Variable dosage medicines

  • Routes of Administration

  • Medication aids

  • Safe practice

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Adverse Reactions

  • Contraindications

  • Storage

  • Disposal

  • Ordering, Delivery, Returns

  • Recording and Reporting

  • Medication errors, Safeguarding

  • Support in Practice

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How can I purchase courses?2019-09-26T15:09:02+01:00

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Are online courses accredited?2019-06-19T14:35:26+01:00

Yes, they are. Courses are CPD Certified and our Care Certificate is one of the first to be endorsed by Skills for Care.

How much do courses cost?2019-06-19T14:40:15+01:00

This will depend on which model you choose, our unlimited access subscription model starts from 47p per person per month. The Pay As You Go option starts from 99p per course depending on how many course credits you buy. Both options offer extremely good value for money. Not only that, we promise to beat any like for like quote from any other UK eLearning provider. Call now on 020 3397 9734.

How are courses going to be delivered?2019-06-19T14:40:04+01:00

Courses are delivered online and work on any internet enabled device. As long as you have access to an internet connection you can complete courses when and where you like 24 hours a day.

Are courses certified?2019-06-19T14:40:29+01:00

Courses are fully certified. Once a learner successfully completes a course you are able to download the completion certificate FREE of charge.

How long do courses take to complete?2019-06-19T14:40:23+01:00

Some of our shorter courses will typically take between 30 minutes and an hour to complete. Some of the bigger ones will take longer and depends largely on each individual’s learning speed.