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The Medication Training Company

Gresham House
1A John Street
Shoreham-by-Sea
BN43 5DL

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Medication Training Face-to-Face Workshops

Level : Foundation

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%.

Medication Administration Training – Foundation Workshops (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 course is specific to care homes.

Medication Administration Training – Foundation Workshops (Community Settings)

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). We have different versions of this workshop for care homes, day services, and community settings, shared lives etc.

Medication Administration Training – Foundation Workshops (Shared Lives, Foster Carers and Personal Assistants)

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.)

Level : Intermediate

Workshops for those wishing to build on the knowledge gained in our foundation workshops

Administering Buccal Midazolam During a Seizure

A practical face-to-face workshop teaching how to manage and treat a seizure with rescue medicines such as buccal midazolam.

Managing and Administering Controlled Drugs

This course will teach you how manage and administer controlled drugs in line with legal requirements and national best practices.

Audit of Medicines in Social Care Settings

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.

Medicines knowledge: anticoagulants and other high-risk medicines

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.

Management of Diabetes

This course teaches staff how to support people with diabetes. It focuses on diabetes awareness, blood sugar monitoring and the administration of insulin.

Medicines Reconciliation and Transcription

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.

Level : Advanced

Courses aimed at managers and seniors that look at the process by which medicines are managed

Assessing Staff Competence to Administer Medicines

This practical workshop provides the knowledge, materials and skills to care providers to create and manage a formal system to assess staff competence.

Medication errors – learning from errors to reduce harm

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.

TRAIN THE TRAINER – MEDICINES ADMINISTRATION

This course will provide you with the skills, materials, knowledge and competencies to teach the administration of medicines.

Medicines in Schools

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.

Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions

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”.

Supporting Pupils at School with Asthma, Allergies and Anaphylaxis

This course teaches staff how to support pupils in school with asthma, allergies and anaphylaxis.

Supporting Pupils at School with Diabetes

This course teaches staff how to support school children with diabetes.

Supporting Pupils at School with Epilepsy and Administering Buccal Midazolam

This course teaches staff how to support pupils at school with epilepsy. It covers the learning outcomes identified by the Joint Epilepsy Council UK.