Supporting Medication in Social Care Settings

Do your staff need training on how to support the administration of medication?

We have the answer: a comprehensive range of publications for Staff and Managers.

Our Supporting Medication training packs are written in line with Unit HSC3047 ‘Principles of support for use of medication in health and social care settings’ for England & Wales and can be purchased via the ARC Shop:


Supporting Medication in Social Care Settings Workbook

SM-Workbook-cover-webThis workbook can be used in conjunction with your organisations in-house training, where learners answering the questions in the workbook relating to the knowledge Learning Outcomes of Unit HSC3047 ‘Principles of support for use of medication in health and social care settings’.  Workbooks can then be sent to ARC to be assessed by our qualified assessors (in line with qualification guidelines). On successful feedback, a certificate of completion is issued.  Learners can then progress to have the full unit certificated by our Awarding Organisation, City & Guilds; having their competence assessed in the workplace to gain an accredited unit from a Diploma in Health and Social Care. This can also be used towards the full Diploma or as part of a person’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD).  Please contact us for details.

Take a Look Inside the ARC Supporting Medication Workbook (updated 2015)

Workbook plus Assessment of workbook:

  • ARC Members £16 | Non-members £18.50

Supporting Medication in Social Care Settings Distance Learning Pack

Sup-Med-cover-240wideThe Distance Learning pack is easy to use and covers all the knowledge learning outcomes of Unit HSC3047 – ‘Principles of support for use of medication in health and social care settings’.  To work through the Distance Learning Pack, you will need to be supported by your line manager, supervisor, training officer or a colleague experienced in supporting the use of medication. You can talk through each section with this supporter, including discussing your answers to questions and exercises.  The accompanying workbook can be ARC assessed with feedback. Learners can then progress to have the full unit certificated by our Awarding Organisation, City & Guilds; having their competence assessed in the workplace to gain an accredited unit from a Diploma in Health and Social Care. This can also be used towards the full Diploma or as part of a person’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD).  Please contact us for details.

Supporting Medication in Social Care Settings Distance Learning Pack, Workbook plus Assessment and feedback:
ARC Members £44 | Non-members £51.50

Take a Look Inside the ARC Supporting Medication Distance Learning Pack  (updated 2015) or order your copies here…


training-icon-195Delivered Course ‘Supporting Medication Train the Trainer’

ARC run events to train your trainer, please contact us with your requirements or visit our Events Page to see if we have any training taking place in your area.

This one-day course is aimed at people who are already competent trainers and would like to deliver our ‘Supporting Medication’ course to their staff.  The course takes your trainer through the ‘Supporting Medication’ course material, giving them additional information and advice about how to deliver the course.  On completion of the course the trainer will be equipped to deliver the ‘Supporting Medication’ course to your staff.  Each trainer receives a Trainer’s Manual which includes: Trainer’s Guidance, Timetable for the day, Slides and Handouts, which are also on a USB stick.

To accompany this training, the Supporting Medication Workbook and Assessment can be purchased separately for each learner to test their knowledge and understanding of the Learning Outcomes of Unit HSC3047 ‘Principles of support for use of medication in health and social care settings’.

Supporting Medication in Social Care Setting publications can be purchased below and are  available as:

Image: DISTANCE LEARNING Workbook plus Assessment of workbook only:
ARC Members £16 | Non-members £18.50
Image: DISTANCE LEARNING Supporting Medication in Social Care Settings Distance Learning Pack, Workbook plus Assessment and feedback:
ARC Members £44 | Non-members £51.50
Image: Delivered Course Delivered Train the Trainer Course:
Price dependent on numbers – please contact
contact.us@arcuk.org.uk
T: 01246 555043

 

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