Safe Handling & Administration of Medication 
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Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to deliver a comprehensive training program on the safe handling & administration of medication in adult social care settings. This course covers essential UK legislative frameworks, common medication types, administration techniques, storage, and disposal best practices. As a trainer, you'll learn dynamic teaching methodologies and gain a deep understanding of the critical responsibilities involved in medication management.
  • Valid For: 2 Years
  • Delivery Method: Online (Self-paced)
  • Cost: £450 (inc. VAT)
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • CPD Hours: 6

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Safe Handling & Administration of Medication Train the Trainer
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The Safe Handling & Administration of Medication Train the Trainer Certification will give you an understanding of delivering and assessing training in the adult social care sector. It covers:
 
  • the legislative framework for the use of medication in social care settings
  • the common types of medication and their use
  • the roles and responsibilities in the use of medication in social care settings
  • techniques for administering medication
  • how to receive, store, and dispose of medication safely
  • how to support the use of medication
  • how to report and record the use of medication

On completing this course you will be able to access your dedicated Safe Handling & Administration of Medication Trainer guide.

Duration:
6 hours 

Assessment:
This course will be assessed through online multiple choice questions. 

Certification:

On completing this course you will receive an accredited Safe Handling & Administration of Medication Train the Trainer Certification, valid for 2 years.

Accreditation:
This course is accredited by CPD At Work. On completing it you will achieve 6 hours recognised CPD.

The Safe Handling & Administration of Medication Train the Trainer course includes:

  • Train the Trainer Certification (If you already have this with us you won't need to do it again until it expires)
  • Safe Handling & Administration of Medication Certification
  • CareTrainer™ Resource Pack
  • 24 Months FREE CareTrainer Membership


The Train the Trainer Certification will give you a foundational understanding of delivering and assessing training in the adult social care sector. This course only has to be completed once every 2 years.
You will learn how to:
  • Understand the importance of identifying learning needs
  • Plan for a training session effectively
  • Deliver teaching and learning effectively. 
  • Understand the role of assessment and how to carry out assessment 
  • Be aware of common ‘Do’s and don’ts’ when delivering training


Duration:

4 hours

Assessment:

This course is assessed online through multiple choice questions

Certification: 

On completing this course you will receive an accredited Train the Trainer Certification, valid for 2 years.

Accreditation:
This course is accredited by CPD At Work. On completing it you will achieve 4 hours recognised CPD.
On completion of your course you'll be able to access your CareTrainer™ Resource Pack directly from your learning portal.

This includes:

  • Safe Handling & Administration of Medication PowerPoint Presentation
  • Safe Handling & Administration of Medication Session Plan
  • Course Assessment

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Dive into the CareTrainer Library, your definitive resource hub tailored for adult social care training. This streamlined collection offers essential tools, from competency assessments to industry insights, ensuring trainers have concise, up-to-date, and accessible materials at their fingertips.

Beyond standard training, our library fosters professionalism, compliance, and exceptional care standards.

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Stay ahead in the evolving world of adult social care with CareTrainer™ webinars. Our expert-led webinars dive deep into current care topics, exploring ways to continuously improve the quality of training in the sector.

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We are committed to providing ongoing support and CPD to all trainers we train. As a result, we offer 24 months FREE CareTrainer™ Membership for all Train the Trainer course purchases.

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All your care training resources in one place.

Dive into the CareTrainer Library, your definitive resource hub tailored for adult social care training. This streamlined collection offers essential tools, from competency assessments to industry insights, ensuring trainers have concise, up-to-date, and accessible materials at their fingertips.

Beyond standard training, our library fosters professionalism, compliance, and exceptional care standards.

Ongoing trainer
CPD and support
.

Stay ahead in the evolving world of adult social care with CareTrainer™ webinars. Our expert-led webinars dive deep into current care topics, exploring ways to continuously improve the quality of training in the sector.

Our commitment to trainer development

We are committed to providing ongoing support and CPD to all trainers we train. As a result, we offer 24 months FREE CareTrainer™ Membership for all Train the Trainer course purchases.

CareTrainer™ Membership provides all learners with ongoing CPD support through our monthly CareTrainer™ webinars and exclusive access to our CareTrainer™ Library. You’ll also get exclusive discounts on our other courses and ongoing support from our team.
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All CareTrainer™  resource packs include:
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Session Plan
  • Handouts (where applicable)
  • Training administration templates

Frequently asked questions

Who is this course intended for?

This course is designed for professionals looking to train others in the Safe Handling & Administration of Medication, whether they're caregivers, healthcare workers, or community members.

Do I need prior experience in medication administration to enrol?

Due to nature of this course we highly recommend that trainers have experience in carrying out Medication Administration as part of their role. However, the course will provide comprehensive insights into Medication Administration (including delivery of the practical elements), preparing you for delivering training in this subject.

How is the course delivered?

The course is delivered online, offering a mix of multimedia presentations, interactive sessions, and downloadable resources to enrich your learning experience.

Is the content compliant with UK regulations and standards?

Our "Medication Administration Train the Trainer" course aligns with several key UK regulations and standards. Specifically, the course content has been mapped to the following:

  • The Medicines Act 1968: This is the primary legislation governing the prescription, supply, and administration of medicines.
  • The Care Quality Commission (CQC) standards: These standards emphasise the safe management and use of medicines in care settings.
  • The Human Medicines Regulations 2012: These regulations provide further detailed standards on the safety, quality, and efficacy of medicines.
  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines: Our course includes reference to relevant NICE guidelines, which set evidence-based best practice standards for medication management.
  • Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014: Particularly, Regulation 12, which pertains to the safe care and treatment, including the proper and safe management of medicines.


By completing our course, trainers will be well-versed in the principles and specifics of these standards and legislations, ensuring that they can deliver comprehensive and compliant medication administration training.

Are there assessments or exams?

The course includes online, automarked assessments to test your knowledge and ensure you fully understand the content.

Will I receive a certificate upon completing the course?

Yes, after successfully completing the course, each participant will be awarded an accredited certificate in Safe Handling & Administration of Medication Train the Trainer valid for 2 years. This certification not only serves as a testament to your expanded skills and knowledge in Medication Administration training but also enhances your credibility as a trainer in this specialised area.

Are there any resources or support materials provided after the course?

Absolutely! On completing the course, participants will receive a comprehensive training pack. This includes PowerPoint presentations, handouts, case studies, activity sheets, and a guide to best practices. These resources are designed to assist trainers in conducting their own effective and engaging Medication Administration sessions. Furthermore, our support doesn't end once the course does; trainers can reach out for additional guidance or clarifications as they begin their training journey.

What will I be able to do after completing the course?

Upon completion, you'll be equipped to deliver effective Safe Handling & Administration of Medication training sessions. You'll have in-depth knowledge about Medication Administration, effective training methodologies, and resources to support your sessions.

Can I get support during the course?

Yes, our team is available to assist you with any queries or challenges you may face during the course.

How do I stay updated after completing the course?

The course emphasises the importance of Continual Professional Development (CPD). You'll be guided on how to access further resources and stay updated with the latest in Medication Administration and training methodologies.

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