Safe Administration of Lifesaving medication (SALM)

2 day course at a venue to suit you and your team. Additional Learning required outside of course delivery 

  • This course retails at £200 per candidate.
  • There are no additional hidden charges. 
  • Discounts are available for repeat customers, charities and large group bookings.
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  • Be at least 18 years old on the first day of the training and
  • Be employed by a CQC registered organisation (or overseas equivalent) and
  • Have successfully completed the QA Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF or RQF) or a QA-recognised equivalent.
  • There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 3 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

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The QA Level 3 Award in the Safe Administration of Lifesaving Medication (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for prehospital care providers who have a specific responsibility at work to be able to safely administer and monitor the effects of medication. During the course candidates will learn about the common types of life saving medication and their potential side effects. They will also learn how to determine a patient’s condition and how to assess, monitor and review the effects of medication once it has been administered.


  • Legislation, guidelines, policies and

  • Administering lifesaving medication

  • Common types of lifesaving medication,
    • Their effects and potential side effects
    • Physiological measurements before and after administering lifesaving medication
    • Common adverse reactions
    • Different drug routes for the administration of lifesaving medication

  • Determining a patient’s condition to help distinguish the correct lifesaving medication

  • Demonstrating the safe and effective administration of lifesaving medication in a prehospital environment

  • Assessing, monitoring and reviewing the effects of lifesaving medication


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