Advanced Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs - Level 3

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    Advanced Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs - Level 3 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    4 hours

    CPD Hours

    4 hours


    CPD Certification Service


    CPD Certificate

    Certificate Validity

    3 years

    Who is the course for?

    This Advanced Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs online course is suitable for the following:

    • Registered nurses and midwives

    • Allied health professionals (AHPs)

    • Nursing associates

    • Senior health and social care support workers.

    Course content

    This Advanced Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs online course is divided into the following sections:

    • Pre-course assessment

      • Evaluate baseline knowledge in medicines management.

    • Section 1 - Introduction

      • Overview of course objectives and significance of medicines management.

    • Section 2 - Legislation and regulations

      • Detailed coverage of UK legal framework and regulatory bodies (CQC, MHRA, NMC, GMC).

      • Focus on compliance with laws governing medication use.

    • Section 3 - Understanding medicines and prescriptions

      • Insight into different medication types and prescription interpretation.

      • Emphasis on accuracy in reading and understanding medication labels.

    • Section 4 - Pharmacology and drug interactions

      • Basics of pharmacology, including drug mechanisms and classifications.

      • Identification and management of drug interactions and contraindications.

    • Section 5 - Administration of medications

      • Techniques and best practices for administering various medication forms.

      • Focus on ensuring correct dosages and adherence to administration protocols.

    • Section 6 - Safe administration and adverse reactions

      • Strategies for minimising medication errors and managing adverse reactions.

      • Importance of vigilant monitoring and reporting in medication safety.

    • Assessment and conclusion.

      Course aims

      The aims of this Advanced Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs online course are to:

      • Equip you with an in-depth understanding of the current legislation, regulations, and best practices in medicines management within the health and social care sector.

      • Enhance patient safety and care quality by developing comprehensive skills in the safe, ethical, and effective administration of medications.

            Learning objectives

            This Advanced Medicines Management for Nurses and AHPs online course will:

            • Provide an overview of the legal framework governing medication management, focusing on the roles of the CQC, MHRA, NMC, and HCPC.

            • Explain key pharmacological concepts, including drug classifications, mechanisms of action, and common drug interactions.

            • Demonstrate techniques for safe administration of various medication forms and routes.

            • Explain how to recognise and manage adverse drug reactions and medication errors.

            • Engage participants in interactive case studies and scenario-based learning to apply knowledge in practical settings.

            • Conduct assessments to evaluate understanding and application of medicines management principles.

                  Learning outcomes

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

                  • Clearly articulate the legal and ethical responsibilities in medicines management as per UK regulations.

                  • Accurately read and interpret medication prescriptions and labels.

                  • Explain the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of common medications.

                  • Identify and manage potential drug interactions and contraindications.

                  • Demonstrate proficiency in calculating correct dosages and administering medications via various routes.

                  • Recognise signs and symptoms of adverse drug reactions and take appropriate actions.

                  • Apply best practices for preventing medication errors in clinical settings.

                  • Communicate effectively with patients and MDT members regarding medication-related information.

                  • Reflect on personal medication management practices and identify areas for improvement.

                  • Commit to ongoing learning and adherence to updated guidelines in medicine management.

                  Accreditation and Certification

                  This CPD-accredited advanced medicines management e-learning course for Nurses and AHPs is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. Upon completion, participants will earn a CPD Certificate valid for 3 years.

                  The course meets comprehensive compliance requirements set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Regulatory and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) and Care Inspectorates (Wales and Scotland), Skills for Care Core and Mandatory Training Framework and the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) and other UK health and social care regulatory bodies.

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                  Why is the course important?

                  This course is fundamental in ensuring that healthcare professionals have the necessary knowledge and skills for safe, effective, and compliant medicines management, ultimately leading to improved patient outcomes and healthcare quality.

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