Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines

£25.00

Approved by CPD

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start 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.

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Guided Learning Hours

Approximately 60 minutes are required for this course.

Form of Assessment

A short test concludes each module. A passmark of 70% for each module is required to successfully pass the course.

Syllabus

  • Introduction to the course
  • Terminology
  • The role 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