About Medication Train the Trainer
This course is ideal for team leaders and experienced carers who assist with medication. It focuses not only on the importance of recording and reporting the medicines but also on reducing the risk of errors. Candidates will understand the different types of medication, how to use and dispose of them correctly and more. This course ensures preparedness from its learners to support patients and handle their medication safely and accurately. Candidates will then get the knowledge and skills needed to deliver training to others confidently and accurately.
How long will this course take?
This course takes 6 hours, spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
Medication training is for those in the care sector, such as carers, nurses, care homes and schools.
What are the main points covered?
The course covers legislation and codes of practice, roles and responsibilities as well as the medication process, from prescribing, dispensing to administration and record-keeping.
How is it delivered?
Train the Trainer courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar for up to 6 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
Train the Trainer courses are available in-house for a group of up to 6 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Medication Train the Trainer Course Outline
- Introduction and explanation.
- Legislation and codes of practice.
- Roles and responsibilities.
- Medication and risks.
- The medication process, prescribing and dispensing.
- Administration and record-keeping.
- Managing a medication error.
- Side effects.
- Storage and disposal
- Train the Trainer Elements
Medication Train the Trainer FAQs
What is medication training?
Medication training covers administration and monitoring of patients’ medication in a safe and efficient way.
What is a Train the Trainer course?
Train the Trainer courses cover a learner’s chosen subject in-depth, in addition to crucial teaching skills that qualify learners to teach the subject matter themselves.
What will this course cover?
Medication training will cover the administration, prescribing, managing and handling of medicines safely (medicines such as morphine, sedatives, laxatives, antibiotics, etc). The Train the Trainer section of this course will cover teaching methods and more to allow learners to then train others.
Who is this course relevant to?
Medication training is for carers, nurses, care homes and even schools. TutorCare offers accredited training workshops at the premises of businesses across the UK.