Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines
This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course starts by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines.
It 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.
Course syllabus includes:
- Introduction to the course
- Terminology explained
- The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing
- Groups of medicines
- Levels of support and routes of entry
- Infection Control and equipment for dispensing
- Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights
- PDF format certificates are issued as standard, as soon as you complete the course.
- The Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course includes around 60 minutes of video lead learning.
- The course is tested online & you’ll need to gain a minimum of 70% in each of the modules to pass.
- There are short tests throughout to help cement your learning.
- You will undertake a multiple choice exam at the end of the course.
- We recommend that you have a reasonable understanding of English & maths (e.g. GCSE grade D/Level 1) before undertaking this course.
- Purchase a place for yourself, or purchase a bundle for your colleagues.
- The Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course is available to candidates in the UK.
- The course can be delivered in other countries. Candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice, protocols & guidance.
- The Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course can be run on any electronic device. We recommend that a laptop/desktop is used to ensure that you can see the screen clearly.
- Shortly after you purchase your place on the course, we will email you your login details for the course.
- Visit this page to read the course joining instructions including everything you need to know about our e-learning courses.