Medication Elearning

Medication elearning is now available to adult social care services in Brighton & Hove. The training is nationally recognised and has been commissioned by Health Education England to support the social care sector during the COVID-19 outbreak. Whilst the restrictions on social contact are in place and face to face training is suspended the titles below are a replacement for face to face training.

Four titles are available, click on the links below for more information:

Medicines use in Care Homes 1: aimed at all care home staff managing medicines. The course supports the implementation of the recommendations in the NICE Guidance on Managing Medicines in Care Homes. There are eight modules, three case studies and a final exam with a 70% pass mark. A certificate of completion will be issued upon passing the course.

 
Medicines use in Care Homes 2: builds upon the above course and is aimed at all care home staff involved in the administration, recording, ordering, storage or any other aspect of medicines use. There are six modules, three case studies and a final exam with a 70% pass mark. A certificate of completion will be issued upon passing the course.

 
Medicines use in Care Homes 3: follows on from courses 1 & 2 with a focus on high risk and specialist medicines requiring specific administration and/or administration techniques. The course has six modules, two case studies and a final exam with a 70% pass mark. A certificate of completion will be issued upon passing the course.
 

Managing Medicines for Adults receiving Social Care in the Community: There are two courses in this title, (1) a foundation course and (2) practical issues relating to medication administration. Each course consists of modules, case studies and a final exam with a 70% pass mark. A certificate of completion will be issued upon passing.

All of the titles take 2 – 3 hours to complete.

Please note, these courses are not hosted on the Learning Gateway and consequently the Learning & Development Team is unable to assist with technical queries relating to accessing these courses.

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