An accredited 3-Day Programme to enable senior carers to administer medicines in a nursing home (England).
Assessors Workshop for Medicines Handling
The accredited virtual learning course you need to be able to assess competence of your staff.
About This Course
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- Course Information
Are you responsible for assessing the competency of staff? This accredited workshop is designed for managers, senior staff and those involved in assessing the competence of care staff in medicines handling. Opus’ 3-hour interactive workshop covers the skills and techniques needed to assess competence and manage medication incidents in your care setting.
- Overview of medication management
- Using a competency assessment tool
- Competency assessment scenarios and practice video
- Exercises and activities to assess competence of recording
- Activities to evaluate staff understanding
- Management of medication incidents
- Coaching principles
- Case studies on incident management
- Action planning
- Detailed Q&A session
The accredited course you need to be able to assess competence of your staff.
This course is:
- Accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
- Developed and presented by qualified Pharmacist trainers
- Compliant with CQC requirements
- Evidenced by a certificate of successful completion
Face to Face Course£525 + VAT for up to 10 delegates. Course presented by a qualified Pharmacist trainer.
How long do the courses take?
Most of our face to face courses are half day (3-hour) sessions with a qualified Pharmacist trainer at your venue. Some supplementary courses, such as buccal midazolam & epilepsy or Epipen & adrenaline auto-injector administration, are 2-hour sessions.
Our Foundation e-learning courses take between 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. Competency Assessments and Refresher courses take approximately 1 hour and Bite-size courses take approximately 30 minutes.
Our distance learning workbooks can be completed in your own time and at your own pace.
Are Opus courses accredited?
Yes! All of our courses and services are accredited by CPD, and we are a Skills for Care Endorsed Training Provider.
Where do courses take place?
E-learning courses are completed online and can be used on any internet-enabled device, including Macs, PCs and Ipads.
Distance Learning Workbooks are posted promptly to an address of your choosing. Larger order can be couriered to you or sent recorded delivery.
How many people can attend a Face to Face course?
Our face to face courses are for small groups of up to 10 learners or we can provide training for larger groups of up to 16- whichever works for you!
Manager’s courses are undertaken in smaller groups of up to 10 delegates.
When do I get my certificate?
For our face to face courses, the trainer will mark your assessments and all successful delegates will receive their certificate via email following the training, usually within 7 days.
With distance learning, simply pop your completed assessment in the post or scan it in and email it to us for marking and your certificate will be emailed to you for you to print off and keep.
How long does my certificate last for?
For most courses, certificates have a recommended refresher of 2 years.
Skills for Care guidance recommends that training be updated at least annually and Opus offers online competency assessments which can be used a year after your training for this purpose and refresher courses which can be completed when your certificate expires.