Level 3 Award in the Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medication

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Successful learners will gain the knowledge and confidence needed to safely provide lifesaving medication at emergency or life-threatening incidents. Topics covered include: common types of lifesaving medication, determining a patient’s condition, guidelines and protocols relevant to the administration of lifesaving medication. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

While achievement of this qualification confirms learners have met both the theoretical and practical requirements, this does not imply a ‘license to practice’ – the scope of practice will be determined by the organisation responsible for medication provision. This qualification does not allow a learner to obtain, store or medicate without clinical governance.