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Safe Handling & Administration of Medication
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Course features
  • Valid For: 2 Years
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Study time: 6 hours
Course overview
Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to deliver a comprehensive training program on the safe handling and 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.

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Course Format

  • Delivery Mode

    Delivered through our innovative online learning platform.
  • Duration

    6 hours
  • Interactive Elements

    Engage with quizzes and real-world scenarios.

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    What You'll Receive

    • Certification

      Upon course completion, earn your Safe Handling & Administration of Medication Train The Trainer certificate, valid for two years.
    • Training Resources

      Gain access to our comprehensive training resources and tools.

      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 enroll?

      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 emphasize 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 Emergency First Aid 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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