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Administering Lifesaving Medication Fife Medical Group

Administering Lifesaving Medication - Fife Medical Group

The QA Level 3 Award in the Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medication (RQF) is intended for employees of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Registered Organisation, that have a very specific responsibility at work to administer and monitor the effects of medication.

Learners on this course will gain the knowledge and confidence to safely provide ‘lifesaving medication’ in emergency or life-threatening incidents.

Topics covered on the course include the determination of a patient’s current condition, guidelines and protocols in regards to the administration of the medication, and common types of lifesaving medication that are often used.

The Qualification and learning outcomes are based on the guidance of the Resuscitation Council (UK), Skills for Health Assessment Principles, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).


  • Legislation guidelines, policies and protocols relevant to the administration of lifesaving medication in an emergency care setting
  • Know the features of, and guidelines for, administering lifesaving medication
  • Know the common types of lifesaving medication and their use in an emergency or urgent care situation
  • Be able to determine a patient’s condition in order to distinguish the correct lifesaving medication
  • Be able to demonstrate the safe and effective administration of lifesaving medication in a prehospital or emergency/urgent care setting
  • Know how to assess, monitor and review the effects of lifesaving medication

Qualification Information

Level 3 Award in Administering Life Saving Medication Training Course with Fife Medical Group - No.1 Training in First Aid across Scotland and the UK

Course Cost:  £TBC

Contact Hours:  Minimum 14 Hours

Maximum Course Spaces:  6

Certificate:  3 Years

Minimum Age:  18 Years