Safe Handling of Medication

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570 STUDENTS

Master the strategies of handing medicine efficiently and safely with the Safe Handling of Medication course.

Medicine should be handled carefully as human lives depend on it. Medicine is prepared to make you well, but if you do not use it properly, you may sick and even it may cause death. The purpose of the course is to aware you how to handle medicine safely. The course presents a general overview of the legislation and guidelines regarding the management of medication management settings. The principal legal aspects of handling medicines will be covered in the course. Therefore, you will gain all the essential skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Care Quality Commission (CQC) recommendations for health care and social care providers.

The course guides you to know the procedures for ordering, receiving, administering, storing and disposing of medicines safely. You will explore the steps of obtaining and receiving supplies. You will also learn how drugs are administered and how problems may occur.

Upon completion, you will be able to know the techniques for storing and disposing of the drugs safely and securely.

Who is this course for?

Safe Handling of Medication is suitable for anyone who want to gain extensive knowledge, potential experience and professional skills in the related field. This course is CPD accredited so you don’t have to worry about the quality.

Requirements

Our Safe Handling of Medication is open to all from all academic backgrounds and there is no specific requirements to attend this course. It is compatible and accessible from any device including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Tablets etc.

Career path

This course opens a new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also gives you the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge along with required skills to become successful. You will be able to add our qualification to your CV/resume which will help you to stand out in the competitive job industry.

Course Curriculum

Diploma in Safe Handling of Medication
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 00:30:00
Legislation and guidance of medication management 00:30:00
 Principles of Safe and Appropriate Handling of Medicines 00:45:00
Medication Risk Assessment Guidance 00:30:00
 Consent to Treatment 00:30:00
 Handling Medicines in Social Care Settings 01:00:00
Requirements for Specific Services 00:45:00
Levels of Care and Support 00:15:00
Procedure for Handling Medication 00:30:00
 The Six Rights of Medication Administration 00:30:00
Covert Administration of Medication 00:30:00
Recording Procedures 00:15:00
Storage of Medication 00:15:00
Transfer and Disposal of Medication 00:30:00
Drug Formulation and Ways of Taking It 01:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Safe Handling of Medication 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Safe Handling of Medication 00:20:00

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