Innovative online competency assessment suitable for assessing competence of staff who regularly administer medicines. Also suitable for managers and senior staff who wish to evidence their own competency as well as assess their staff.
Medication Management & Audit for Extra Care & Supported Living
The accredited course to enable senior staff to effectively audit medicines in extra care housing & supported living to prevent medicines errors and incidents.
About This Course
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- Course Information
Are you responsible for auditing medication procedures?
This course is designed for senior staff in extra care who are accountable for the management of medicines.
Opus 3-hour interactive workshop aims to help extra care organisations exceed the standard for medicines management and to sustain their performance.
- What is poor practice?
- Identifying good practice
- How to get it right
- Understanding processes
- What are the hazards
- Importance of records
- Principles of an audit tool
- Action planning
- Exercise and activities
- Case studies and scenarios to assess understanding of principles
- To ensure that medicines management in extra care support high quality palliative care
- To understand the processes involved with medicines management
- To reduce the likelihood of errors by mismanagement by using audit tools
- To manage incidents when they happen
The accredited course to enable senior staff to effectively audit medicines in extra care and supported living to prevent medicines errors and incidents. 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£480 + VAT for a groups of up to 10 delegates
How long do the courses take?
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?
This is what the RPS said about Opus:
“By being accredited as a Royal Pharmaceutical Society training provider, Opus Pharmacy Services has demonstrated that it meets our recognised quality standards and provides the benchmark for the healthcare teams it supports…”
Where do courses take place?
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?
Manager’s courses are undertaken in smaller groups of up to 10 delegates.
When do I get my certificate?
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?
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.