The accredited course you need to enable staff to administer medicines or support people with their medicines in an extra care or supported living setting.
Medicines Awareness Refresher Course for Schools
An accredited refresher course to update you on current procedures and guidance. Suitable for those who have already been trained.
About This Course
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- Course Information
Suitable for people who have previously completed the foundation course or whose certificate is about to expire.
It is important for staff to hold a current and in- date medicines training certificate and for knowledge to be refreshed on a regular basis. Guidance changes over time and it is important to keep up to date with any changes. Ofsted also requires evidence that you are continuing to provide the best care to the pupils you support. Opus’ accredited Medicines Awareness Refresher course will keep you updated in all aspects of medicines handling and administration in your school setting. An accredited refresher course to update you on current procedures and guidance. Suitable for people who have previously completed the foundation course or whose certificate is about to expire.
This refresher course:
- Keeps you updated to make sure you continue to follow good practice guidelines
- Takes you through a series of scenarios and real life situations to reinforce your knowledge
- Is based on your previous experience and learnings obtained from your foundation training
- Tests your understanding with a multiple choice assessment
- Ensures the pupils you support continue to receive their medicines safely and appropriately
This course is:
- Accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
- Developed and presented by qualified Pharmacist trainers
- Compliant with Ofsted requirements
- Evidenced by a certificate of successful completion
Face to Face Course£450 + VAT for a groups of up to 10 delegates We offer a discounted rate of £480 + VAT for groups of up to 16 delegates
E-Learning£25 + VAT per licence We offer the following discounted rates: £22.50 + VAT per licence for orders of 10 or more of the same licence. £20 + VAT per licence for orders of 100 or more of the same licence. Please get in touch to find out about further discounts for larger orders.
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.