Qcf Diploma Health & and Social Care Essay

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QCF Level 3 Diploma in
Health & Social Care
Learner Name:

ROBERT OTSUKE AKAIGHE
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This Workbook Covers:
ASM 34 - Administer medication to individuals, and monitor the effects
Assessment Criteria: 1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 4.2, 5.3, 5.5, 5.7

Unit reference number: ASM 34
Level: 3
Credit value:
Guided learning hours: Unit accreditation number:
Administer medication to individuals, and monitor the effects
Unit Purpose & Aim:
This unit is aimed at those working in a wide range of Health & Social Care settings such as; Nursing Homes, Residential
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| 1.1 | Describe common types of medication including their effects and potential side effects | One of the common type of medications are used to treat mental disorders and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder. Mental health medication is used to treat the symptoms of mental disorder. The medication can sometimes be used with other treatment like psychotherapy. Mental disorder medication treatment only treats the symptoms of mental disorder. The treatment cannot cure the mental disorder. This medication is just to make you function again. The side effect depends on people, some have side effects and some do not have. It depends on the medication and the

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