Medicines Management for Nurses & AHPs – Level 3 – Online CPDUK Certified

Medicines Management for Nurses & AHPs – Level 3 – Online CPDUK Certified

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Medicines Management for Nurses & AHPs – Level 3 – Online CPDUK Certified

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Mandatory Compliance is a leading UK provider of accredited online training courses for health and social care professionals and organisations that are approved by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK), RoSPA, IATP, IFE, IIRSM and Gatehouse Awards.

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Medicines Management for Nurses & AHPs - Online Training Course - Level 3 -  CPDUK Accredited.

 

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Welcome to our online Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers.

Medicines management involves the safe and cost-effective use of medicines in clinical practice, with maximum patient benefits while minimising potential harm. Medicines need to be prescribed and administered correctly within the recommended framework for safe practice in medicines management. This online medicines management course was developed for registered nurses and allied health professionals (AHPs).

Entry requirements - no prerequisites required

Assessment type - Complete end of course assessment (80% needed to pass and gain CPD certificate)

Certification/Qualification - Downloadable CPD certified certificate

Cost(s) of assessment and certification - Assessment and certification costs included in the course price

Course accreditation - CPD Certification Service (CPDUK)

Who is the course for?

This online Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs training course was developed for frontline healthcare professionals, including:

  • Registered nurses and midwives,
  • Allied health professionals (AHPs),
  • Nursing associates, and
  • Senior health and social care support workers.

What is covered in this course?

This online Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs training course includes the following:

  • Unit 1 – Introduction
    • Statistics and figures relating to medicines
    • Key definitions:
      • The therapeutic index of a drug
      • Therapeutic drug dose
      • Toxic drug dose
      • The drug dosage margin
      • Problem drugs
      • The half-life of a drug
      • Maximising the known half-life of a drug
      • The steady-state of a drug
      • Drug potency
      • Comparing drug potency
  • Unit 2 – Legislation and regulations
    • Relevant legislation
      • The Medicines Act 1968
      • Misuse of Drugs Act 1971
        • Penalties under the Act
        • Class A drugs
        • Class B drugs
        • Class C drugs
      • The Misuse of Drugs (Safe Custody) Regulations 1973
      • Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001
      • Responsible Pharmacist Regulations 2009
      • The accountable officer
      • Controlled Drugs (Supervision of Management and Use) Regulations 2006
      • Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974
        • So far as is reasonably practicable
        • Regulations, Guidance and Approved Codes of Practice
        • The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
        • The HSE’s duties
        • HSE and health and social care services
      • Care Standards Act 2000
      • Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010
      • Hazardous Waste Regulations 2005
      • Mental Capacity Act 2005
        • The five MCA principles
        • Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA)
      • Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000
      • Safer Management of Controlled Drugs Regulations 2006
        • Response to the Shipman Inquiry’s Fourth Report
      • Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010
      • NICE guidance for managing medicines in care homes
      • Key recommendations from NICE guidance
      • Health and social care regulations for UK countries
        • Health and social care regulation in England
        • Health and social care regulation in Scotland
        • Health and social care regulation in Wales
        • Health and social care regulation in Northern Ireland
      • Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
      • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Unit 3 – Understanding medicines and prescriptions
    • Key definitions
    • The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
    • Licensing
    • British National Formulary
    • The MHRA and borderline products
    • Categories of Medicines
    • Controlled drug schedules
    • Names of medicines
    • Drugs – Mechanism of action
    • How medicines act on the body
    • Pathology and physiology
    • Side effects and adverse drug reactions
    • What is an Adverse Drug Reaction?
    • Drugs commonly involved in ADRs
    • High-risk patient groups
    • Reporting adverse drug events
    • The Yellow Card reporting system
    • Black Triangle Drugs
    • How to identify an ADR
    • Types of adverse drug reactions
    • How to reduce ADRs
    • Drug interactions
    • Drugs commonly involved in interactions
    • Ageing and medication
    • Professional responsibilities and accountability
    • Adherence to policies and procedures
  • Unit 4 – Prescription and administration of medicines
    • Who can prescribe?
      • Independent prescribers
      • Supplementary prescribers
    • Types of prescriptions
      • Community prescriptions
      • The validity of a prescription
      • The front of the prescription
      • The back of the prescription
      • Inpatient prescriptions
      • Private prescriptions
    • Patient Group Directives (PGD)
    • Dispensing labels
      • Administering the medicine
      • Patient information leaflets
    • The role of the pharmacist
    • Homely Remedies/Symptomatic Relief Protocol (SRP)
  • Unit 5 – Methods of administering medications
    • Five rights of medication administration
    • Administration frequency
    • Time of administration
    • Administration with, before and after food
    • Other directions
    • Medication routes
    • Systemic medications
    • Rectal and parenteral systemic medications
    • Topical medications
    • Topical steroids
  • Unit 6 – Safe administration of medicines
    • Categories for medicines administration
    • Self-administration
    • Part-administration
    • Full-administration
    • Drug calculations
      • Unit conversions
      • Tablet conversions
      • Half-tablets
      • Liquid calculations
      • Rates of Infusion (through a pump)
      • Rates of Infusion (drops per minute)
  • References and resources.
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Course aims and objectives

The aim of this online Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs training course is to improve healthcare professionals’ awareness of the fundamental principles for the safe handling and administration of medicines.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this online Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs training course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe how the law affects the way practitioners can manage and administer medicines,
  • Define some medical and technical terms,
  • Understand the effect of age on the body and its impact on medications,
  • Know the different types of medicines,
  • Develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to administer medicines within the health and care settings competently,
  • Identify the need for accurate written documentation and audit in the safe handling of medication,
  • Identify how to deal with special requirements such as “when required” medications and controlled drugs,
  • Explain the importance of labels and prescriptions of medicines,
  • Explain how drugs act on the body and major organs,
  • Recognise some side effects and adverse drug reactions of prescribed medicines,
  • Describe and know how to deal with side effects, adverse drug events and drug interactions, and
  • Ensure best practice is followed for the supply, storage of medicines within the care setting.

Why is this Medicines Management for Nurses & AHPs course important?

Did you know?

  • One-quarter of the population has a long-term condition
  • One-quarter of people over 60 have two or more long-term conditions
  • With an ageing population, the use of multiple medicines (known as polypharmacy) is increasing
  • Between 30-50% of drugs prescribed for long-term conditions are not taken as intended.

This comprehensive medicines management module was developed for senior health, and social care support workers registered nurses and allied healthcare professionals who handle and administer medications. It enhances their understanding of how drugs act on the body and major organs.

Further, this module helps healthcare and social care professionals to identify some potential side effects and adverse drug reactions that service users could experience and how to manage them well. Lastly, this module allows learners to undertake a variety of drug calculations and to ensure that opportunities for dosage errors are minimised.

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After completing the end of course assessment with a passing rate of 80%, you will be able to download, save and/or print a quality assured CPD certificate.

You will be able to print or save your quality assured certificate in PDF format from your learner profile.

If you require a hard copy of your certificate, this will cost £8.00. The certificate will be dispatched to you within 48 hours of completing the course.

This certificate does not have an expiration date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for the training is three years. The recommended renewal date will be indicated on your certificate.

All our eLearning courses and training programmes are externally peer-reviewed and approved by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK). These courses comply with the universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. Our CPD certificates are recognised internationally and can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

Our online courses and programmes range from introductory modules at Level 1 (awareness/beginner) to advanced and expert modules up to Level 6.

Our e-learning modules count towards CPD hours for professionals in various sectors as well as meeting mandatory and statutory requirements (where relevant).


Yes, there is an end of course assessment. After completing the learning materials, you will be redirected to the ‘End of Course Assessment’ section.

You will be asked to answer 20 questions. These questions are a combination of single and multiple choice questions, reordering answers, filling in the blanks and open answers.

To pass the end of course assessment, you must achieve a passing rate of 80% or more.

You can retake the end of course assessment as many times as required.

No. There will be no extra charges for reattempting the end of course assessment.

Yes, you can download a digital CPD certificate in PDF format after completing the end of course assessment. You can save or print your certificate from your learner profile.
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Established by qualified health and social care professionals, we have extensive experience in various NHS, private and education sectors. Click here to see our full range of accredited courses, programmes and qualifications.


Staff working in health and social care environments must ensure that they complete appropriate statutory and mandatory training to provide safe and effective services.

Our health and social care training courses, programmes and qualifications were designed to provide effective learning and development opportunities for staff at all levels. Our packages include induction training, statutory and mandatory courses and continuing professional development (CPD).


Our statutory, mandatory and specialist health and social care training courses are delivered in line with the relevant UK legislation and recommended practice and standards including:

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Care Quality Commission (CQC)
  • Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
  • National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
  • Qualifications and Credits Framework (QCF).

We provide over 500 online CPD accredited training courses, programmes and qualifications. These course materials were developed to meet the needs of individuals and organisations from both the NHS and private sectors.

Some of the key benefits include health and social care workers to meet both their responsibilities and job roles, which are ideal for induction, awareness, knowledge and refresher training.

  • Online, self-paced training
  • 24-hour learner support
  • High-quality interactive courses
  • Intuitive learning management system
  • Complete modules within 1-2 hours
  • Meet organisational mandatory training needs
  • Meet training requirements for statutory training
  • Instant digital CPD certificates on completion
  • Meet current UK legislation and guidelines
  • Over 500 CPD courses covering multiple business sectors
  • Free blended learning environment (BLE) for all organisations.

You will need access to a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone device to complete these online courses. You can start, pause/stop and return to where you left off.

Our courses utilise responsive design features, making them available on any device of your choice.


Online email and chat support are available to enrolled students while studying to help clarify any questions.

All the courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK). The Mandatory Training Group is an accredited corporate provider of E-Learning courses, programmes and qualifications across all sectors. Click here to see our CPDUK accreditation.

The CPD certificates, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.

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To enrol on this e-learning course, please add the course to your basket. From there, you will be redirected to our secure checkout page to complete your booking.

If you are booking the course for someone else, please state their name(s) in the 'notes' section of the basket. You will be able to enrol the course to the learner from your profile.

Once your payment has been confirmed, you will receive a booking confirmation email with a receipt. Immediately after purchase, you will receive an email with further instructions and unique login credentials to access your learner account. Next, you will need to follow the instructions and login to your learner account.

Our courses are divided into six units. You can either read or listen to the course materials. At the end of each unit is a 'knowledge check' section. This section helps the learners remember what they have learnt.

Our online training courses can be completed on your desktop computer/Mac, laptop, tablet or mobile device. These online courses are easily accessible as long as there is an internet connection.

These online training courses are self-paced. Therefore, learners have full control and flexibility on when they wish to complete the material.

There is no deadline for completion. The course will expire from a learner's account after 365 days, whether it has been accessed or not.

Yes. All end of course assessments are completed online.

Learners are required to achieve a passing rate of 80% or more to complete the course and gain a CPD certificate.

To obtain your certificate, you need to complete the end of course assessment first. A passing rate of 80% or more is required to gain a CPD certificate.

Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner's profile page.

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. Thus, we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.

To request a refund, you should email our Support Team with your receipt stating why you would like to be refunded. Any courses that have been completed and those with certificates will not be valid for a refund.


Yes, you can access the learning materials from any electronic device that has an internet connection. However, we recommend that you use a desktop or laptop device for the best learning experience. These online courses can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices, such as iPads, iPhone and Android mobile phones.

For the best possible experience, we recommend that learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure no updates are pending on your browser.

There is no estimated completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their speed. Learners may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

The CPD hours depend on how long each learner takes to complete the course materials and assessments. Each course will indicate the anticipated completion time. This gives a general indication of the CPD hours for those who are required to submit their continuing professional development hours.

 

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