Initially, you will learn to critically analyse the prescribed medications or requested medication in the individual context for any possible risks (i.e. incompatibilities, misuse etc).

This is a broad section covering from checking the prescribing medical officer’s notes and medication administration chart are consistent through to calculation, control procedures, explaining the medications and consent.

Moving into the supply of medication in a legal context and clinical assessment phase of monitoring safety. You will learn to legally be sound in your administration and be able to identify any signs of distress.

Finally, you will learn how to manage the refusal of prescribed medications and report any concerns and inconsistencies. Concluding on the use of medication equipment, containers, medication charts, treatment sheets and care plans.