Medicines Management and Competency Assessment for Schools

Venue: Heads Training Centre, Hadrian School, Newcastle upon Tyne
Date: 26th March 2024 (9.30am – 12.30pm) – VIA ZOOM
Cost: £90.00 per delegate
Tutor: Optus Pharmacy Services

Are you responsible for managing medicines in your school? Senior staff and school nurses should have a detailed understanding of how to competency assess their staff and how to manage medicines incidents in their school or college. Opus’ accredited 3-hour interactive workshop aims to help schools exceed the standard for medicines management by providing detailed knowledge of the processes involved with auditing medicines, assessing competency of staff and reducing medicines errors.

Course Content:

  • Meeting the standards for medicines
  • Identifying good practice
  • Understanding procedures
  • Hazards and risks with medicines
  • Importance of records
  • Importance of audit
  • Incident management
  • Assessing competence of staff
  • Action planning