Our half-day Safe administration of medications (SAMS) course is designed to equip staff with the skills and knowledge required to safely administer medication in a variety of healthcare and residential care settings.
Who Should Attend this course
This training is aimed at healthcare professionals who may be involved in the administration of medications in their job
To give participants the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to deal with the safe administration of medications
- 10 Rights of medication administration.
- Double checking medications.
- Monitoring and documentation.
- Patient rights and patient education.
- Withholding medications.
- Self-administration of medications.
- Medication errors.
- Administration errors.
- Medication storage.
Methods of training
This course is facilitated by a trainer who will use a PowerPoint presentation as well as video examples to guide participants through the course.
Assessment & Certification
Continuous assessment throughout the course. Students receive a PSTC Certificate on completion. The certificate is valid for 2 years.
Duration & Cost
half day course and cost is €50