MIA Membership training courses

Your online MIA Membership subscription provides you with a MIA card & access to all courses available on our website.

NOTE: The annual MIA Membership fee is £125 + vat.

ABHI Code Course

This course will help you understand the Association of British HealthTech Industries Code guidelines.

ABPI Code Course

This course will help you understand the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry Code guidelines and matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Bronze: Code of Business Practice.

ABPI Code 2021: Overview of Changes Course

Examine how the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry Code has changed for 2021. This course matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Bronze: Code of Business Practice.

Acute Care Access Course

This course is designed to provide the knowledge required to visit the acute care area of a hospital.

Such areas include high dependency units, intensive care units, special care baby units and other wards or areas where patients may be seriously ill. 

Adverse Event Management Course

This course aims to provide industry representatives with an understanding of adverse event management. It matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Silver: Self, public and patient safety (enhanced).

Aseptic Technique Course

This course examines aseptic techniques used to render medical professionals' hands/arms and the patient’s clinical area, wound, proposed surgical site, etc, as free from microorganisms as possible. It matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Silver: Self, public and patient safety (enhanced).

BHTA Code Course

This code of practice governs the behaviour of companies (code members) that have registered to abide by the British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) code. It operates for sales conducted in the United Kingdom. 

This course matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Bronze: Code of Business Practice.

BIVDA Code Course

This Code of Ethical Business Practice is intended to provide guidance on the interactions of BIVDA members with individuals or entities that purchase, lease, recommend, use, arrange for the purchase or lease of, or prescribe members’ IVD medical devices (“healthcare professionals”) in the UK and, generally, elsewhere.

Bribery Act Course

Become aware of the business implications of the 2010 Bribery Act. This course matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Bronze: Competition and procurement.

Competition and Procurement Course

Know the legal requirements that apply specifically to your professional activities, such as competition law, procurement and public contracts regulations. This course matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Bronze: Competition and Procurement (Mandatory).

 

Environmental Health & Safety Course

This course aims to provide industry representatives with an understanding of environmental health and safety. It matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Silver: Self, public and patient safety (enhanced).

Hand Hygiene Course

This course explores the principles of good hand hygiene. This course matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Gold: Hand Hygiene Training (Mandatory).

High Risk Settings (Acute Care) Course

This course is designed to provide the knowledge required to visit the acute care areas of a hospital. Much of the generic information will apply in each area designated as a specialized unit or department, as patients being cared for in these areas are acutely ill and need specialist treatment.

Such areas include high dependency units, intensive care units, special care baby units and other wards or areas where patients may be seriously ill.

Infection Prevention & Control Course (General)

This course aims to provide industry representatives with an understanding of infection prevention and control measures. It matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Silver: Self, public and patient safety (enhanced).

Infection Prevention & Control Course (Clinical)

Infection control and prevention is an essential element of patient safety. Infection can cause considerable pain, suffering and potentially death to patients. This course also includes training on blood borne pathogens/viruses and matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Silver: Self, public and patient safety (enhanced).

Information Governance Course

Information governance ensures necessary safeguards for, and appropriate use of, patient and personal information. This course matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Bronze: Information governance (Mandatory)

Introduction to the NHS Course 2023

This course matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Bronze: NHS Values and behaviours, and provides a basic overview of how the NHS works in the UK, focusing on England.

Introduction to the NHS Course

This course matches the requirements of the MIA Membership Bronze: NHS Values and behaviours, and provides a basic overview of how the NHS works in the UK, focusing on England.

NHS Values and Behaviours Course

This course will help you understand the key principles, values and behaviours of working with the NHS, focusing on the NHS Constitution.

Radiology Protection Course

This course sets out some of the duties and responsibilities of the hospital, the healthcare workforce and you, the visitor, to ensure that radiology safety is maintained at all times.

SDMA Code Course

The Surgical Dressing Manufacturers Association Code covers the promotion and sale of wound care and associated products to healthcare professionals (eg, surgeons, doctors, hospital nurses, community nurses, pharmacists, dentists, podiatrists, procurement buyers).

Theatre Access Basic Course

This course is designed to provide information for medical device company representatives in order to reduce risk to yourself, the patient and other members of the surgical team. It sets out to give information for this high-risk environment, the operating room and other areas of the hospital where interventional procedures take place, so that you can safely perform your role.  This course matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Gold: Training for High risk settings.

Theatre Access Refresher Course

The purpose of this refresher course is to enable you to maintain your knowledge base of rules and regulations which change, so that you are compliant with requirements for the location of business activity and are safe with the ultimate end user, the patient. It is accepted that much of the basic information is not repeated here – although some of it is. 

Much of what we remind you of relates to the safety frameworks which reduce risk to patients, yourself and also to other team members. This course matches the requirements for MIA Membership - Gold: Training for High Risk Settings.

Understanding the ABPI Code of Practice (Marketing) Course

This course will help you explore the main clauses of the code that relate to your role as a marketing employee.

Understanding the ABPI Code of Practice (Sales) Course

This course will help you explore the main clauses of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry Code that relate to your role as a field-based employee.

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