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Online Medication Administration Refresher Shared Lives

Course Overview

Our refresher course satisfies the requirements from CQC for an annual update of the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to administer medicines (as required by NICE). Rather than having to study the same course each year (to just tick a box), our course re-tests the skills learnt on the foundation course as well as course providing updates to best practice since the foundation course was taken.

Aimed at

This is a refresher course for shared lives carers and staff working within shared lives schemes.



Online: Approx 3 hours

Course Mapping

  • HSC Unit 3047: Support the use of medication in social care settings
  • ASM Unit 34: Administer medication to individuals and monitor the effects
  • NOS CHS 3: Administer medication to individuals
  • Care certificate standard 13: Health and safety
  • Managing medicines in care homes. NICE guidelines [SC1] 2014.

Course Content (Click to expand)

Section 1: Updates since the foundation course

Section 2: A virtual medicines round to assess you are competent to safely and correctly:

  1. check that the medicine is due
  2. check you have the correct client
  3. check you have the correct medicine
  4. check you have the correct strength
  5. check you have the correct form
  6. check you have the correct directions
  7. check you have the correct medicine inside.

Section 3: Assess you are competent to safely and correctly:

  • administer tablets and capsules from original packs
  • administer from monitored dosage systems (optional module at checkout)
  • measure and administer oral liquids
  • apply medicated and non-medicated topicals to the skin
  • administer inhalers
  • administer eye drops.

Online Foundation Course Refresher – Shared Lives


(excluding VAT)

No. of peoplePrice per person (excluding vat)
2 to 9£37.00
10 to 24£34.50
25 to 49£32.00
50 to 74£29.50
SKU: RCMASL1 Categories: ,
Additional Information
Blister Pack Module

With Blister Pack Module, Without Blister Pack Module

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A workshop for a maximum of 16 learners