Safe Administration of Medication

Course Overview - Safe Administration of Medication

This course provides an understanding of the requirements needed to administer medications safely to children and young people.


Course content


  • Principles of safe handling and regulations
  • Importance of gaining consent
  • Types of medications and methods of administration of medications
  • Safe storage of medications
  • Importance of correct documentation including MAR sheet
  • Awareness of the role and responsibilities around safe administration of medicines
  • Competency framework training record sign off (if required)

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Courses are bespoke and individualised to the needs of the child or young adult.  Training courses will provide staff with the  skills required to meet the individual needs of each child or young adult.  


All our training courses are based on current NHS best practice and are competence based and assessed against nationally recognised standards.

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