This one day course is certified by One Awards to NVQ Level 2 equivalent, and will train staff to appreciate and understand the guidelines and key medication related issues. This will equip staff and managers to examine and assess their own practice and develop improved and safer procedures to the latest Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations October 2017.
This course will include practical opportunities, discussion and theoretical knowledge. This session also includes a short 35 minute test to One Awards – NVQ Level 2 Equivalent.
All management and staff who are responsible for supporting pupils with medical conditions who need medication administered. The course will instruct delegates to understand the responsibilities and procedures needed to ensure the right policies are adopted.
Objectives – The course will allow delegates to fully understand:
Classification of Controlled Drugs and Medicines
Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions
Implications of the December 2015 DfE Statutory Guidance supporting pupils with medical conditions
Implications of the revised EYFS
Children’s access to Non-Prescribed Medication
Decisions about whether or not to give a child Medication
Minimising risk factors for Children and Staff
Setting up and using Record Keeping Systems
Emergency Inhalers and Auto Adrenaline-Injectors -Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2014 and 2017
Legal background and Relevant Legislation
School medication policy key factors and compilation
Monitoring and reviewing the situation in each setting
Writing Individual Healthcare Plans and Consent issues
This training is for internal OGAT staff only and there is no cost to attend.