Face-to-Face Training Courses

Face-to-Face Training

We pride ourselves on delivering the highest standards in medication training leaving your staff feeling confident and competent.

Safe Administration of Medication

Safe Administration of Medication

  • Level: Foundation
  • Certification: Yes
  • Duration: 7 hours approx

Our highly popular Foundation course, has been recently updated for maximum impact. Designed to empower learners, this comprehensive course spans a full day (approximately 7 hours) and is brimming with interactive exercises that reinforce understanding.

All delegates receive:

  • Comprehensive workbook
  • A convenient pocket-sized ‘primer’ card, an instant reference guide at your fingertips.
  • 2-year valid Certificate of Completion

Course Aims – The course covers essential areas such as:
• Laws, legislation & medicines,
• Roles & responsibilities of staff,
• Medicine types, routes and how they work,
• Safe administration & management of medicines,
• Record keeping,
• Recognising & dealing with problems.

 

Learning Outcomes – Following successful course completion, trainees will be able to:
• Define different medicine categories,
• Describe prescription & labelling requirements,
• Understand the importance of dosage directions,
• List common medicine types & their uses
• Know support levels, role, rights and responsibilities with medication
• Explain different administration routes
• Safely select, administer, store & dispose of medicines,
• Maintain accurate records,
• Recognise some side-effects & what action to take
• Describe protocols for homely remedies & “when required” medicines.

 

Mapping – The topics covered in this course relate to information in the following official guidance and regulations:
• Health & Social Care Act (Regulated activities) 2014
• The Care Certificate – standard 13.5 includes “Understand Medication & Healthcare Tasks”
• CQC – Key Line of Enquiry S4 (proper and safe use of medicines)
• NICE – Management of Medicines in Care Homes, SC1 (March 2014)
• NICE – Managing medicines for adults receiving Social care in the Community, NG67 (March 2017)
• Qualifications & Credit Framework Unit HSC 3047 – “Support the use of medication in care settings”

 

Booking – This course is very popular, early booking is essential, please email or call to discuss your requirements:
• The cost is charged per delegate – excluding VAT.
• Minimum number of delegates per session is 8, maximum of 16.
• Depending on your location from the nearest pharmacist trainer, mileage may be chargeable @ 45p per mile. For distances over two hours from the nearest trainer, overnight expenses may be chargeable.

Fee & Booking Per delegate: £55 (+ VAT)

Please contact us for a no obligation chat on 07860 484270, email: admin@aitmedihelp.co.uk or use our contact form

Competency with Medicines Administration

Competency with Medicines Administration

  • Level: Advanced
  • Certification: Yes
  • Duration: 7 hours approx

NICE guidance SC1 – for Care Home Staff, and NG67 – for Community Staff, both state that staff must be assessed annually as competent before being allowed to administer medicines.

This interactive full-day course (approximately 7 hours) is designed for those with basic medication training. Aimed at Managers and Senior staff, it boosts self-assurance in evaluating staff competency while providing the necessary skills, knowledge, and tools for workplace assessments. The course includes interactive exercise, discussions on case studies and real-world examples of challenges such as medication errors and their prevention.

Course Aims
To help ensure that care providers comply with, and provide evidence to, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) of staff competency in the administration of medicines.

The course covers essential areas such as:

  • Refresh Foundation Learning
  • Understand safe medicines management,
  • Define competency with medication,
  • Assess competency in different ways,
  • Error/Near miss reduction.

 

Learning Outcomes – Following successful course completion, trainees will be able to:

  • Outline medicine laws and regulator’s role
  • Know where to find best practice guidance
  • Refresh Foundation Learning
  • Define competency with medication
  • Describe stages of medicines management
  • Accurately list and transcribe onto MAR records
  • Manage medicine stock control safely
  • List actions before, during and after administration
  • Describe correct recording requirements
  • Know various methods to assess staff competency
  • Record, review and learn from errors and incidents

 

Mapping – The topics covered in this course relate to information in the following official guidance and regulations

  • Health & Social Care Act (Regulated activities) 2014
  • The Care Certificate – standard 13.5 includes “Understand Medication & Healthcare Tasks”
  • CQC – Key Line of Enquiry S4 (proper and safe use of medicines)
  • NICE – Management of Medicines in Care Homes, SC1 (March 2014)
  • NICE – Managing medicines for adults receiving Social care in the Community, NG67 (March 2017)
  • Qualifications & Credit Framework Unit HSC 3047 – “Support the use of medication in care settings”

 

Booking – This course is becoming increasingly popular, please email or call to discuss your requirements:

  • The cost is charged per delegate excluding VAT.
  • Minimum number of delegates per session is 8 maximum of 16
  • Depending on your location from the nearest pharmacist trainer, mileage may be chargeable @ 45p per mile. For distances over two hours from the nearest trainer, overnight expenses may be chargeable.

Fee & Booking Per delegate: £85 (+ VAT).

Please contact us for a no obligation chat on 07860 484270, email: admin@aitmedihelp.co.uk or use our contact form

Safe Administration of Medication - Refresher

Safe Administration of Medication - Refresher

  • Level: Foundation
  • Certification: Yes
  • Duration: 4 hours

This half-day course (4 hours approx) seeks to refresh knowledge in experienced staff and gives updates in the legislation and recommendations surrounding medicines administration.

It features interactive exercises to re-inforce learning and test understanding.

Each delegate receives:

  • a comprehensive workbook,
  • our handy pocket-sized ‘primer’ card, and
  • a Certificate of Completion valid for one year.

Course Aims – The course covers essential areas such as:

  • Laws, legislation & medicines,
  • Roles & responsibilities of staff,
  • Safe handling, administration & management of medicines,
  • Record keeping,
  • Recognising & dealing with problems.

 

Learning Outcomes – Following successful course completion, trainees will be able to:

  • Outline medicine laws and legal categories,
  • Describe prescription & labelling requirements,
  • Describe protocols for homely remedies & “when required” medicines,
  • Recognise important dose directions,
  • Know support levels, rights and responsibilities with medicines,
  • Understand safe storage & disposal of medicines,
  • Refresh the “six rights” of administration
  • Keep & maintain accurate records,
  • Know best practices with common medicines,
  • Recognise some side-effects & your role.

 

Mapping – The topics covered in this course relate to information in the following official guidance and regulations

  • Health & Social Care Act (Regulated activities) 2014
  • The Care Certificate – standard 13.5 includes “Understand Medication & Healthcare Tasks”
  • CQC – Key Line of Enquiry S4 (proper and safe use of medicines)
  • NICE – Management of Medicines in Care Homes, SC1 (March 2014)
  • NICE – Managing medicines for adults receiving Social care in the Community, NG67 (March 2017)
  • Qualifications & Credit Framework Unit HSC 3047 – “Support the use of medication in care settings”

 

Booking – This course is very popular, early booking is essential, please email or call to discuss your requirements:

  • The cost is charged per delegate excluding VAT
  • Minimum number of delegates per session is 8, maximum of 16
  • Depending on your location from the nearest pharmacist trainer, mileage may be chargeable @ 45p per mile. For distances over two hours from the nearest trainer, overnight expenses may be chargeable.

Fee & Booking per delegate: £45 (+ VAT).

Please contact us for a no obligation chat on 07860 484270, email: admin@aitmedihelp.co.uk or use our contact form

PRN Medication & Protocols

  • Level: Foundation
  • Certification: Yes
  • Duration: 5.5hrs approx

This brand new course (5.5 hours approx) is for all front-line staff working in the care sector, including residential care homes, nursing care homes, domiciliary care and other services and settings including personal assistants.

It features interactive exercises and real life example case-studies to re-inforce learning and test understanding.

Each delegate receives:

  • a comprehensive workbook,
  • our handy pocket-sized ‘primer’ card, and
  • a Certificate of Completion valid for one year.

Course Aims – The course covers essential areas such as:

  • Laws, legislation & medicines,
  • Roles & responsibilities of staff,
  • Safe handling, administration & management of PRN medicines,
  • Record keeping,
  • Recognising & dealing with problems.

Learning Outcomes – Following successful course completion, learners will be able to:

  • Know the importance of person-centred PRN care plans,
  • Recognise best practice & exemplary PRN protocols,
  • Understand the PRN process – assessment/monitoring/review,
  • Define PRN medicines and list examples,
  • Correctly record PRN administration,
  • Understand the importance of collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team,
  • Know process for ordering, discontinuing and managing stock & any changesMapping – The topics covered in this course relate to information in the following official guidance and regulations:
  • Health & Social Care Act (Regulated activities) 2014
  • The Care Certificate – standard 13.5 includes “Understand Medication & Healthcare Tasks”
  • CQC – Key Line of Enquiry S4 (proper and safe use of medicines)
  • NICE – Management of Medicines in Care Homes, SC1 (March 2014)
  • NICE – Managing medicines for adults receiving Social care in the Community, NG67 (March 2017)
  • Qualifications & Credit Framework Unit HSC 3047 – “Support the use of medication in care settings”

 

Booking – Please email or call to discuss your requirements:

  • The cost is charged per delegate excluding VAT
  • Minimum number of delegates per session is 8, maximum of 16
  • Depending on your location from the nearest pharmacist trainer, mileage may be chargeable @ 45p per mile. For distances over two hours from the nearest trainer, overnight expenses may be chargeable.

Fee & Booking per delegate: £50 (+ VAT).

Please contact us for a no obligation chat on 07860 484270, email: admin@aitmedihelp.co.uk or use our contact form

Best Interest Assessors Course

  • Level: Advanced
  • Certification: Yes
  • Duration: 4 hours

This is an accredited short course in order to provide guidance and support for staff who may be involved in some of the more complex considerations of medicines management.

This Course is ideal for Social Workers, Best Interests Assessors and Care Managers/Team Leaders.

Course Aims

This half day (4hrs approx) course was developed to help Social Workers, Best Interests Assessors and care managers/team leaders in the decision making process when collaborating with healthcare professionals. It includes some of the more complex medication topics such as:

  • Medicines used in Dementia
  • “when required” medication protocols
  • Covert administration, Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS)
  • Medicine choices with dysphagia, and
  • The use of anti-psychotics

Booking – Early booking is essential, please email or call to discuss your requirements

  • The cost is charged per course excluding VAT
  • No minimum number of delegates, maximum of 16
  • Depending on your location from the nearest pharmacist trainer, mileage may be chargeable @ 45p per mile. For distances over two hours from the nearest trainer, overnight expenses may be chargeable.

Fee & Booking: £400 per session (+VAT)

Please contact us for a no obligation chat on 07860 484270, email: admin@aitmedihelp.co.uk or use our contact form

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