Managing and Administering Medicines

Medical conditions are increasing amongst the UK’s school-age children. This course takes a look at the duties schools have to deliver medical support for a wide range of conditions such as asthma, anaphylaxis, diabetes and epilepsy, discusses policies and procedures and takes you on a guided tour around a high quality medical facility, touching on mandatory elements of your provision.

Course Presented by: 

Julie Whittingham


50-55 Minutes

Key topics covered

  • Explore the legal parameters of administering medicines in schools;

  • Outline the roles and responsibilities which impact medical management;

  • Look at the common medical conditions will you have to manage and discuss how to meet specific medical needs;

  • Discuss the purpose of managing and administering medicines effectively, including aspects as inclusion and equality;

  • Detail expected standards of training for staff and your medical facilities on site; and

  • Outline the role of Individual Healthcare Plans in systems of care.

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