Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines

Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines

The Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines Online Training Course aims to provide basic knowledge and understanding when managing medicines, and to ensure they are dispensed, stored and administered in a safe and secure manner.

On successful completion of the course you will obtain a certificate. The Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines course is accredited by the CPD Certification Service.

£19.99

Course Description:

This course is approved by the following organisation: CPD and is the equivalent of 2 CPD units.

Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines Course Overview:

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines E-Learning course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. The Online Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines Course then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more.

Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines Course Target Audience

This Online Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines E-Learning course is aimed at those in management or leadership positions in care settings tasked with the distribution of medicines to clients and residents. This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines E-Learning will give employees the skills and knowledge of medicine handling best practice giving them confidence in their abilities.

Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines E-Learning Advantages

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training around their work and personal life.

Duration of the course

60 minutes

Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines Course Modules

Introduction to the course
Terminology explained
The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing
Groups of medicines
Levels of support and routes of
Infection Control and equipment for dispensing
Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights