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Medication Training

Our Medication Training can be facilitated as a course just for your organisation at our training centre or 'onsite' at your location. The course comes in a number of variations depending on your requirements. We recommend an annual refresh of Medication Training due to regular changes in legislation.

Medication Refresher

Aimed at existing care staff as an annual refresher to update skills and knowledge. This course lasts for approximately 3 hours and run at regular intervals in our annual training calendar. Training can be facilitated just for your organisation at our training centre or 'onsite' at your location.

  • The importance of maintaining the service user’s privacy, dignity, independence and choice

  • Legislation surrounding medication administration

  • The various roles and responsibilities with regards medication administration

  • Categories of medication, as set out by the Medicine’s Act 1968

  • Variety of medications, their uses and side effects

  • Define ‘contra-indication’ and how it affects medication administration

  • How to deal with refusals and errors in medication administration

  • Features of medication administration records (MAR) and their requirements

  • How medication should be stored and disposed of safely

  • Identify what you should look for when checking a prescription

Medication Induction

Aimed at learners who are either new to the role or would need a full refresh of Training. This course lasts for approximately 4 hours and run at regular intervals in our annual training calendar. Training can be facilitated just for your organisation at our training centre or 'onsite' at your location.

  • The importance of maintaining the service user’s privacy, dignity, independence and choice

  • Legislation surrounding medication administration

  • The various roles and responsibilities with regards medication administration

  • Categories of medication, as set out by the Medicine’s Act 1968

  • Variety of medications, their uses and side effects

  • Define ‘contra-indication’ and how it affects medication administration

  • How to deal with refusals and errors in medication administration

  • Features of medication administration records (MAR) and their requirements

  • How medication should be stored and disposed of safely

  • Identify what you should look for when checking a prescription

Medication for Managers

Aimed at Care Managers, Supervisors and Team leaders to refresh/update their knowledge.  This course runs over a full day at regular intervals in our annual training calendar. Training can also be facilitated just for your organisation at our training centre or 'onsite' at your location.

  • Provide managers with information about medication management to ensure safe practices 

  • Define the legislation and guidance available surrounding medication administration

  • Define the categories of medication, as set out by the Medicine’s Act 1968

  • Identify the defining features of medication administration records (MAR) and their requirements

  • Identify the required contents for a Client Assessment Document

  • To understand the different levels of medication involvement and requirements

  • Provide general advice for medication ordering, transport, storage and destruction

  • Identify what organisations should look for when checking a prescription, adding and removing medications from a MAR chart

  • Explain ‘contra-indication’ and how it affects medication administration and use of GSL / homeopathic medicines

  • How to deal with changes to medications

  • Describe how to deal with refusals

  • Identify how to manage errors in medication administration

  • Identify how monitoring of medication practices should be undertaken

For prices and dates please call us on 01432 382018 or use the contact form.