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Medication Training for Carers & Nurses

Opus provides medication training for carers and medication training for nurses. Learn how to administer medicines safely to meet Care Quality Commission standards and Ofsted requirements (children). Our medication training caters for every learning preference -

  • online training
  • face to face sessions
  • Elearning
  • distance learning

We are experts in medication training for care workers and specialise in providing quality training to the care sector, including

Local authorities, social services, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), care homes, domiciliary (homecare, reablement, crisis teams), healthcare assistants, intermediate careextra care housing and supported living, personal assistants (direct payments), foster carers and shared lives carers, children's services, schools, nursing and learning disabilities.

All our courses are updated in line with Outcome 9 and Skills for Care knowledge sets and Qualification and Credit Framework QCF units ASM 34 and HSC 3047 and are delivered by qualified, locally based pharmacists.

Opus training helps your staff administer medication safely, minimise medication errors and increases awareness and understanding of medicines.

Once trained, your staff will be able to work with confidence within the law and understand their responsibilities.

To find out how your staff can achieve the skills and competence necessary in medication handling, please contact one of our friendly team


Latest News

New
MEDICATION AUDIT TOOLS

We now have a set of daily, weekly, monthly and 6-monthly medication audit tools, to guide you through the audit process. These can be easily adapted to your organisation’s requirements and are suitable for all care settings.

Click here for your free download.

New
SCHOOLS MEDICAL CONDITIONS AWARENESS COURSES - NEW for September 2014

We can offer e-learning and face to face courses for
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Allergy and anaphylaxis
  • Epilepsy
These courses provide awareness training for all school staff in line with the new guidance “Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions”.

Please contact one of our friendly team.

New
NEW GUIDANCE FOR CARE HOMES
New guidance for care homes has been issued by NICE (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

Click here to view the new guidance Managing Medicines in Care Homes.

New
ELEARNING REFRESHER MEDICATION TRAINING
It’s here! Our Refresher e-learning Course is now available! The refresher takes you through a series of scenarios and real life situations to reinforce your knowledge. It is based on your previous experiences and keeps you updated to ensure you continue to follow best practice guidelines.

Reasons to use the Opus refresher course!
  • Saves money
  • Saves time
  • Visual, colourful and interactive
Specific courses available for care homes, domiciliary, day care and extra care, children’s services and schools. Click here for more information on our Refresher course. Click here to BUY NOW (Discounts available on multiple purchases).

Diabetes SPECIAL OFFER!
Diabetes distance learning workbook - A short self-study distance learning workbook covering what diabetes is, symptoms and treatments including insulin and anti-diabetic oral medicines, managing hypo and hyper-glycaemic events and understanding the long term effects and importance of diabetes care. Click here to view some sample pages. Click here to BUY NOW (Discounts available on multiple purchases).

Download DOWNLOAD AREA
Visit our Download Area for useful medication management forms and paperwork.

Our care sector courses are in line with outcome 9 and the regulations in Scotland and Wales
Our children’s courses are in line with Ofsted guidance

Medicines Awareness Training for Schools and Colleges Click here to enter Schools site

Comprehensive A-Z medicines training courses, that cover everything you need to know about administering medicines within your school or college.

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New Workbook

Advanced Distance Learning and Resource Pack - How to Assess Competency of your staff, Manage Medication Outcomes and Evidence Compliance

Click here to view some sample pages.

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Download Area

Visit our download area to download useful forms and paperwork to help you manage medicines in your care setting.

Competency Assessments

Test your staff's skills and knowledge in medication administration. Click on the picture above to see a sample video from our online competency assessment.


e-Learning FAQs

Click here to answer your questions about our elearning or call 0845 130 9029.

For technical support call 0333 577 5017.

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Can’t find the training or course option you want? Just email us at info@opuspharmserve.com or call us on 0845 130 9029 to discuss what you’re looking for. We regularly add to our course portfolio and adapt existing training to specific end user requirements.