The AoFAQ Level 2 Award in the Introduction to the Safe Handling and Administration of Medications course has been designed to provide learners who are new in the health and social sector and require the underpinning knowledge to address the Skills for Health Common Induction Standards as well as to support learners with their professional development and to understand their roles and responsibilities in the workplace. This qualification allows learners to springboard onto the AoFAQ Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines if they wish.
Understand the aims and principles of Safe administration of medication
The rights of your Service users when administering medication
Rights of the patient/ individual/Service users
Understand legislation and guidelines for the administration of medication
Know the preparations and precautions to be taken prior to and after the administration of Medication to patient
Actions to take in the event of a adverse reaction following the administration of Medication