Medication Training for Registered Managers – Roles and Responsibilities

Authentic medication training for registered managers

Hand pulling out medicine box

Understanding roles and responsibilities around medication

The Medication Training for Registered Managers course content covers the key areas necessary to meet the requirements of Regulation 12 of the Fundamental Standards for medication.

Vanguard practical and theoretical material is enjoyable, interactive and delivered by an expert in medicines in social care.

Course content

Participants will be introduced to Outcome 9 of the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety for the Management of Medicines to understand:

  • The correct level of support and why it matters
  • What nurses can delegate to care workers and how
  • What “administration” really means
  • Compliance aids that promote independence with medication
  • Monitored dosage systems
  • Secondary dispensing
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • How to assess needs effectively
  • Medication reviews
  • Consent for medication and how to get it right

The Medication Training for Registered Managers course will ensure participants are confident in supporting nurses in their teams with safe medicines administration and helping individuals with medication in their own home.

The course will also cover aspects of medicines in food and drink with specific training for safe:

  • Covert administration
  • Storage of medicines
  • Disposal of medicines
  • Record keeping
  • Medicine administration records
  • Assessing risk

Participants will be introduced to the laws around controlled medication and consider a wide variety of situations in their field.

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Who is this course designed for?

This full day medication training course is specifically designed for higher grade healthcare professionals including registered managers, deputy managers and senior carers.

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Course reviews

A very good course, very interesting. I learned so much and feel a lot more confident in supporting the nurse with safe medicines administration.

TeeJay always covers a wide range of subjects and includes all the necessary updates and changes that we need to know. She always makes it fun and interesting for us.

Natalie Williamson, Crossroads

A well-presented course – professional presentation. Interactive session – course tutor clearly knows her subject. Some very thought-provoking ideas to take back and put in to practice.

Lynn Ahern, Linwood Park
Great course, the day passed so quickly, an absolute must for your care managers to refresh and underpin knowledge.
Fiona Hodder, Heritage Healthcare

I found the course very informative, really good information around the laws about cannabis and controlled drugs. Very knowledgeable training, really engaged with participants and answered questions and clarified things for me. I would recommend this course to anyone.

Debbie Frost, Bluebird Care

Course duration

Medication Training for Registered Managers is a full day course. Please allow for an eight-hour day, including lunch and breaks.

Course outcome

At the end of the course, participants will feel confident in developing and implementing safe practice in administering medicines and supporting staff in accordance with the fundamental standards for medication.

Participants will be competent at evaluating the risks involved with medicines, understand the importance of up-to-date policies and maintaining accurate records.

Ways to study

The Medication Training for Registered Managers course is accessible online via Zoom or as in-house training for organisations to book at their venue or an agreed place of work.

Regular open courses are available throughout the year for individual or group bookings either in-person or online via Zoom.

Medication training for registered managers course fees

£950 + VAT and travel where applicable for up to 10 participants.

Why use Momentum People?

Momentum People’s training courses introduce diverse coaching and training styles using a holistic approach to ensure personal sustainability as well as practical knowledge and upskilling.

Specialist behaviour, communication and business strategy disciplines blend with pharmaceutical expertise to ensure courses are engaging, fun and hands-on.

Join thousands of professional healthcare individuals, teams and leaders who have already benefited from learning with Momentum People.

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