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Do you know how to handle and store medication safely? Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines will teach you how to safely handle medicines. If you work or aspire to work in the medical or healthcare fields, it is imperative you know how to handle medicines safely and according to the protocols and guidelines. Equipping yourself with the valuable skills of handling medicines safely will ensure mistakes and errors are minimised and your patients are supported well. The course is comprehensive and will focus on legislation and regulations, record keeping, understanding dispensing procedures, learning about storage and the level of support required by patients. It is good to keep note that different patients require different levels of assistance.
The Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines contains a wealth of information and practical guidance of information related to safe handling of medicines. From different groups of medicine, infection control and the roles of people involved, there is so much to learn through this course. This course will equip you with the right skills on how to handle and administer medication safely. This is a CPD certified course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.
1Training is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD. At 1Training, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course. Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.
This course is recommended for,
In order to qualify in the course ‘Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
Pass Mark: 70%
You are given 3 attempts at each module. If a module is failed on the third attempt, it will become locked and you need to contact us for the module to be unlocked again. You are only permitted up to 3 extra attempts per course.
Learners can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.
Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines’ Certificate.
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.
CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.
Career Path & Progression
The Certificate in Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines will improve your candidature for current or future roles in the healthcare sector. You can use this qualification to study more courses from the Health & Safety Suite that would make for great follow ups that complement this course, and if you want to gain knowledge as a valuable addition to list as a skillset on your resume. This is a knowledge-based qualification that will support the safe handling of medication.
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Superb course! Thank you.
The course explained what it takes to handle medicine effectively. The course offered great detail about the different groups of medicine and the level of support different patients need.