Medicines Administration Workshops covering the requirements of the Care Quality Commission and Care Certificate. Suitable for all levels (from new carers to experienced nurses). These are practical workshops that teach how to administer medicines in a systematic way using a 12-step process They include a competence assessment and have been shown to reduce medication errors by 36%.
Our medication administration foundation practical workshops cover the requirements set out in the Care Certificate, NICE guidelines and by CQC. Delivered by an experienced pharmacist or nurse, this training has been shown to reduce medication errors by 36% (by Hampshire County Council). This course is specific to care homes.
Our medication administration foundation practical workshops cover the requirements set out in the Care Certificate, NICE guidelines and by CQC. Delivered by an experienced pharmacist or nurse, this training has been shown to reduce medication errors by 36% (by Hampshire County Council). This version of the course is specific to community settings as well as day services.
This version of our Foundation Course in Medicines Administration is specific to Shared Lives Carers, Foster Carers or Personal Assistants. It teaches how to support with and (if necessary) administer medicines to the person you care for. The training is up to date with the very latest NICE guidelines for community settings. We are experts in providing medication training to Shared Lives Schemes having many years experience working with several national schemes. This training is delivered by an experienced pharmacist or nurse. This course is specific to community settings (home care, supported living, reablement etc.)
Workshops for those wishing to build on the knowledge gained in our foundation workshops
A practical face-to-face workshop teaching how to manage and treat a seizure with rescue medicines such as buccal midazolam.
The course gives delegates an underpinning knowledge of the theory including topics such as: what is enteral feeding? Different enteral feeding devices and indications for enteral feeding, and caring for an enteral tubes. We will discuss administration of feeds and medicines via enteral tubes with a practical competency element using a clinical doll to assess a person’s ability to deliver fluids and care for a tune that has becomes dislodged. The session will be tailored and answer any relevant questions the delegates have.
This course will teach you how manage and administer controlled drugs in line with legal requirements and national best practices.
This course will teach you how to use our comprehensive audit tool enabling you to thoroughly inspect your medicines systems and ensure you score highly during CQC inspections.
The course will get you familiar with so called “higher risk” medicines: what problems to lookout for, how to monitor these medicines and what to do if things go wrong.
This course teaches staff how to support people with diabetes. It focuses on diabetes awareness, blood sugar monitoring and the administration of insulin.
Aimed at nurses and senior carers, this course will teach you how to reconcile medicines and transcribe medicines safely and accurately onto a medicines chart.
Courses aimed at managers and seniors that look at the process by which medicines are managed
This practical workshop provides the knowledge, materials and skills to care providers to create and manage a formal system to assess staff competence.
This course will teach you how manage, report and learn from medication incidents. It will enable you to provide the correct response to Safeguarding Teams and the Care Quality Commission.
Schools are legally obliged to administer medicines when required to ensure that pupils with medical conditions can still attend school or access school trips. Ensure your staff members are fully competent with these specially designed training courses.
This course teaches staff how to manage medicines in schools in line with the new statutory guidance issued in December 2014: “Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions”.
This course teaches staff how to support pupils in school with asthma, allergies and anaphylaxis.
This course teaches staff how to support school children with diabetes.
This course teaches staff how to support pupils at school with epilepsy. It covers the learning outcomes identified by the Joint Epilepsy Council UK.