Understanding Safe Handling of Medication

Modern medicines are powerful substances which have bene cial e ects for millions of people worldwide. However, inappropriate use or handling of these substances can have severe consequences, including death. Having good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone working with medication.

Benefits:

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 quali cation
  • Evidence your competency in handling medicationto employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Create better preventative care by identifying how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication appropriately
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

What will I study?:

  • Unit 1 – Understand Medication and Prescriptions
  • Unit 2 – Supply, Storage and Disposal of Medication
  • Unit 3 – Understand the Requirements for the Safe Administrations of Medication
    • Unit 4 – Record-keeping and Audit Processes for Medication

Eligibility Criteria

  • Aged 19+ (born before 01/09/1997)
  • Lived in the EU for 3 years

Price

Available fully funded


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