Control and Administration of Medicines Refresher (accredited) Level 3
12 hours 14 minutes
(this time does not in anyway suggest that you personally will complete the course in this time. Some individuals study faster then others so the study time differs from individual to individual.)
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£100.00 + VAT (individual candidates may purchase this course in two instalments. Please contact us for information).
Inclusive: all modules, online training, unlimited trial assessments, 1 (one) final assessment for each module, certification from the external Awarding Organisation NCFE, online and phone student support.
e-Learning, Online (exclusively over the Internet).
Multiple choice questions (instant results).
At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE.
Any care worker who requires updating on medicines and their administration.
Updating for managers or senior care workers to enable them to supervise or undertake the administration of medicines in their particular care setting and in accordance with current legal requirements.
This BYTSYZ online course meets the requirements for and covers in its entirety the Learning Outcomes for the "Knowledge Set for Medication" as defined by Skills for Care and Development in 2005: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8.
This accredited online course is the perfect refresher course for staff who are designated to administer medicines. It is good practice for all staff who have responsibility for the control, handling and administration of medicines to be updated annually. The course provides all the knowledge update requirements for individuals on the safe control, handling and administration of medicines in social and domiciliary care environments.
The course meets the requirements for and covers in its entirety the Learning Outcomes of the "Knowledge Set for Medication", as defined by Skills for Care and Development in 2005, namely:
Additionally the course meets the knowledge requirements as defined by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for recognising an individual at Level 2 "Designated Status" for the administration of medicines in social or domiciliary care settings; as such it is excellent professional updating for such staff.
In addition the course examines the concept of risk assessment and how this is used to determine the ability of a service user to safely self-administer their own medication. The legislation surrounding the control of medicines is examined and the impact it has on practice examined.We explore the issues relating to the taking of medicines such as:
There is of course a detailed look at the issues surrounding the safe administration of medicines using both MDS and non-MDS methods.
The course is fully assessed by a timed multiple-choice test, which validates the learning that has taken place. This enables confidence for managers and regulators that real learning has resulted from the study, which will enhance safe practice.