Medication Awareness

This online course is CPD Certified and is mapped to the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) Units: T/601/9576


This online course is suitable for anyone who requires support for the use of medication in social care settings, providing them with the ability to identify broad types, classifications and forms of medication along with safe handling, storage and recording.


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will:

Understand the legal framework for the use of medication in social care settings

Understand the different roles and responsibilities int he use of medication in social care settings

Know how to receive, store and dispose of medication supplies safely

Explain how to support the use of medication

Understand the common types of medication and their use

Know the correct techniques for administering medication

Understand how to promote the rights of the individual when managing medication

Understand how to record and report on the use of medication


Course duration

This course takes approximately 55 minutes.


Course Functionality

The course contains the following content functionality to help the learner become immersed and to reinforce the learning:

Drag and drop words – to complete sentences.

Drag and drop reordering – reorder the following steps according to said policy.

An assorted array of “custom pages” i.e. scene exploration and “gamified” scenarios.


In addition to this the side panel of the course contains information that is always at hand for the user:

  • A help menu
  • Notes – this is where the user can make notes during the course and can then download them
  • Legal information
  • A glossary Specific course information

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