Courses & Events

Medicine Awareness and Infection Control Courses

  • Date:
    Sunday, 7th April 2019
  • Time:
    9am until 5.30pm One Full Day
  • Location:
    The Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists National Training Centre
    150 Lord Street
    PR9 0NP
  • Tutor:
    Consultant Mr Somuz Miah

     BSc(PodM),CPodM, MFPM RCPS(Glasg)

  • Cost:
    Members £100
    Non-members £125

This course is suitable for Podiatrists, Foot Health Practitioners, Care Workers etc

Medicine awareness Course

About the course

The course is designed for delegates to understand the terminology of the difference between over the counter and prescription drugs.  This includes safe handling requirements for medication in the Health and Social Care Sectors, also the process for safe administration.

This course will be a blend of interactive learning with case scenarios.  Delegates will also develop practical skills in line with industry standards and guidelines.


We aim to improve learners’ knowledge and understanding of

Different types of medication and how they work.

Different routes and errors that can be made.

The correct documentation when using medications.

Describe how medication should be stored.

Common adverse reaction to some medications.

7 guidelines of administration.

Different types of common medicine groups

Controlled drugs and oxygen.

Drugs error

Disposal of medications.

Understand the difference in protocols between various Healthcare provisions.

Understanding the rights of patients

What action to take in an adverse reaction following the administration of medication.

We aim to teach delegates best practise and ensure we cover current regulations and legislation.

Infection control course

About the course

The aim of the course is for learners to be able to:

Identify sources of infection understand the various ways that infections may be transmitted.

Disease and transmission; hands washing and gloves use; housekeeping; needle & sharps and waste disposal.

Understand the chain of infections maybe transmitted.

Understand the chain of infection and how to control the risks.

Recognise the importance of your employer carrying out risk assessments at your place of work.

Identify a range of different infection control situations.

Describe the consequences of poor infection control.

Have a basic understanding of your employer’s legal duties.

Be fully aware of preventative measure, remedy the action and prevent infection from transmitting.


Delegate places are limited (Max 10)

  • This course is approved and certified by The Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
  • CPD certificates given on completion of training (8 credits)

Two courses in a one day ‘Accredited Level One Course’

Courses will be a blend of interactive learning with case scenarios.  Delegates will also develop practical skills in line with industry standards and guidelines.

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Consultant Mr Somuz Miah, BSc(PodM),CPodM, MFPM RCPS(Glasg)

Somuz is an OFQUAL and SQA qualified trainer in safeguarding children and adults, first aid, anaphylaxis, oxygen and defibrillation. Somuz has more than 12 years’ experience in teaching/training with qualifications `Certificate Teaching Skill Evidence Based Medicine’, & ‘Level 3 Award in Education & Training’ Certification as well as IOCP`s award for `Outstanding Contribution Towards Education` (2015)

He has been practising podiatry for over 20 years. Somuz is a Consultant Podiatrist Prescriber & Member of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Glasgow.

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