Medicine Administration for Carers Course - UEA (University of East Anglia) FutureLearn
Learn about the 6 'R's of medicine administration (including medicine administration routes) and understand related legislation.
Understand the key principles of medicine administration
In this course, you will learn about the underlying principles and procedures of medicine administration. You will consider the legislation and guidance surrounding medicines administration, including requirements for medicines storage and record keeping. You will also learn the 6 ‘Rs’ of medicine administration: right patient, right medicine, right route, right dose, right time and resident’s right to refuse.
Through the course, you will learn through articles, videos and discussion - giving you the opportunity to collaborate and learn from other carers.
When would you like to start?
Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.
- Available now
Who will you learn with?
I am a Lecturer at the University of East Anglia and a Community Pharmacist. I am the Dysphagia MOOC coordinator.
I'm an experienced community pharmacist with experience in pharmacy education. I am currently reading for a PhD in pharmacy practice at the UEA.
Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia. Research interests include the management of medicines and their administration to patients with dysphagia.
Who developed the course?
UEA (University of East Anglia)
The University of East Anglia is an internationally renowned university providing top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to over 15,000 students from over 100 countries around the globe.