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Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines

CPD Approved

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines.

Course Description

This course 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.

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.

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.

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 1 Introduction to the course 70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 2 Terminology explained 70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 3 The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing 70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 4 Groups of medicines 70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 5 Levels of support and routes of entry 70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 6 Infection Control and equipment for dispensing 70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 7 Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights 70

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration:

60 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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