Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care (Online Course)

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LOCATION & START DATE
Virtual - as required
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
12 weeks
LEARNING AREA
Social Care & Health Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Distance Learning

Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care (Online Course)

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Modern medicines are powerful substances which have beneficial effects for millions of people worldwide. However, inappropriate use or handling of these substances can have severe, or even fatal, consequences. Up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone working with medication. This course is a great introduction to the different types of medicines and how to record, store and handle them appropriately.

LOCATION & START DATE
Virtual - as required
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
12 weeks
LEARNING AREA
Social Care & Health Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Distance Learning

What you will learn

Gain good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines

Learn how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication

Understand the different types of medication and how they are classified

Learn the correct procedure for record keeping and the audit process

Gain relevant skills, knowledge and understanding to improve service user experience

Entry requirements

19+, Currently live in England, Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, L1 Literacy Initial Assessment, Computer access

Assessment

Online questions and answers with assessor support. Work at your own pace with an experienced assessor on hand to guide you in completing your course.

Progression

L2 Care Worker, L3 Dental Nursing, L3 Adult Care Worker, L2 Early Years Practitioner, L2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Virtual

With a variety of courses to choose from all with expert tutor support through out online learning campus, you can find the right course to progress your career. Take a look through our range of online qualifications and find the perfect course for you – click here


Gain good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines

Learn how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication

Understand the different types of medication and how they are classified

Learn the correct procedure for record keeping and the audit process

Gain relevant skills, knowledge and understanding to improve service user experience

19+, Currently live in England, Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, L1 Literacy Initial Assessment, Computer access

Online questions and answers with assessor support. Work at your own pace with an experienced assessor on hand to guide you in completing your course.

L2 Care Worker, L3 Dental Nursing, L3 Adult Care Worker, L2 Early Years Practitioner, L2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Virtual

With a variety of courses to choose from all with expert tutor support through out online learning campus, you can find the right course to progress your career. Take a look through our range of online qualifications and find the perfect course for you – click here


Dates & Locations

  • Course type Adult
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Virtual
  • Start Date - As required
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £0.00
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