Medicines Assessors Virtual Workshop

The Medication Training Company
Delivery Method: Virtual

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) requires care providers to have a formal system in place to assess staff competence to administer medication. In this workshop we give you the skills, knowledge and tools needed to assess competence to administer medicines against a structured competence assessment checklist. You will be assessed through a combination of video assessments, skills, and theory assessments.

Aimed at

Care staff and nurses who assess staff competence to administer medication


Skills for Care

Learning outcomes

  • Describe legal/best practice requirements for assessing staff competence
  • Tailor the direct observation checklist to your own organisation
  • Demonstrate competence at selecting and administer medicines systematically using a 7-point cross check
  • Demonstrate you are competent to assess others administering the common dosage forms
  • NICE – Management of Medicines in Care Homes, March 2014
  • NICE – Management of Medicines in Community Settings, March 2017
  • Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014: Regulation 12

Course mapping


  • Registration onto our Online Foundation Plus Course in Medicines Administration (this course is accredited by Skills for Care and the Royal College of Nursing)
  • Registration onto our Virtual Medicines Round Competence Assessment
  • Two 2-hour virtual workshop video assessments with one of our most experienced trainers
  • Post course assessment

Dates and times

  • Online training to be completed before the first virtual workshop
  • Virtual workshops: Wednesday 11th November 10am -12pm and Wednesday 18th November 2pm - 4pm


£250 per person + VAT

Dates available on arrangement

The Medication Training Company can also create this course for you on arrangement at one of their locations.

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