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

Format: Virtual 

There are 4 elements to this course all of which have to be completed and passed:
1. Pre Course Assessment
2. Webinar 1 (2 hours) 
3. Webinar 2 (2 hours) 
4. Post Course Assessment

    Dates and times

    • Online pre course assessments to be completed before the first virtual webinar
    • Virtual webinars - 2 x 2 hours on two separate days
    • Click on the following link for up and coming dates:
    • Cost : £250 per person + VAT 

    Dates available on arrangement

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

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