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    “A fantastic course and my staff learnt a great deal. Danny is a great trainer"
    Silent Pool Distillers, Surrey

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    “Trainer was excellent, full of knowledge from real life experience! Very engaging, good pace and created a great learning environment”
    Round and Round the Gardens Childcare, Woking

  • Slide F

    “Really enjoyed it!” - “Great trainer, thank you!” - “Superb!” - “Trainer had great knowledge and kept it enjoyable” - “Great course – highly recommend! Very enthusiastic trainer"
    Surrey Research Park, Guildford

  • Slide E

    “It is part of my role to book training for staff and then read feedback forms in order to be able to find the most suitable course and in all honesty, I have been here for nearly 5 years and this is the first time I have seen so much written on feedback forms, especially positive comments”
    Guildford Borough Council

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    “We all found the training to be top quality and the trainer was very knowledgeable and his method of delivery was fantastic and kept everyone engaged – please pass on our thanks to Mike." Chez Vous Events Ltd, Surrey

  • Slide B

    “I now have more competent knowledge and confidence in looking after children and keeping them safe"
    Elmbridge Borough Council, Surrey

  • Slide C

    “I would like to say that Bob our trainer was (as is usual with Surrey First Aid) excellent, he was very knowledgeable and gave good clear information explaining the hows and whys as he went along. The real life scenarios were so realistic"
    The German School, London

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    “I would like to take the opportunity to say that Derek was absolutely amazing, and on behalf of myself and the other two delegates we would like to thank you for sorting the course out so quickly and efficiently in our hour of need! We will use your services again and most definitely would recommend to others with flying colours!"
    Southern Gravel, Surrey

This course aims to give confidence to staff responsible for administering medication so that situations may be managed safely. It gives general awareness of medications and how they are administered, however training for specific medications should be provided for in accordance with a child’s specific Health Care Plan.

Who was this course designed for?

This course is suitable for any member of staff who is responsible for administering medicines such as Epinephrine, Salbutamol, Ventolin and Insulin in schools and Early Years settings. It is also ideal for governors and head teachers who are responsible for the school's Managing Medicines Policy.

Course content

On completion of the course the delegates should:

  • Gain an awareness of the Guidance "Managing Medicines in Schools and Early Years Settings"
  • Gain an awareness of the need to develop a Medicines Policy.
  • Understanding the various elements of a medicines Policy including administering, self-management, refusing, record keeping, storage and disposal and school trips.
  • Understand what a Health Care Policy is and why they are needed.
  • Improve awareness of common conditions such as Asthma, Epilepsy, Diabetes and Anaphylaxis, their management and control.
  • Included in the course will be templates for policies and plans to help schools with their responsibilities.

Course duration

3 hours run over half a day.

Assessment

Competency based training and continuous observation by the trainer.

Certification

Successful candidates will receive a certificate which is valid for three years.

How to book

Groups - If you are interested in booking this course for your group at your venue please fill our our group booking enquiry form.

Individuals - We also run this course at our public venue, please check availability on our public course dates page.

Cost

Please send us an enquiry to receive a tailor made quote.

 

managing medicines course

Why choose us?

  • Over 20 years experience
  • We meet the requirements of OFQUAL & OFSTED 
  • HSE recognised courses
  • Experienced trainers from the medical and emergency professions
  • Specialist training
  • A name you can trust

How we Train

  • Interactive
  • Realistic
  • Practical scenarios
  • Fun and engaging