Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines

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.

Courses

    • Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 

      Approved by CPD
      Duration 60 mins*
      Meets the requirements of the Care Quality Commission (CQC)
      Each module is followed by a short set of questions
      An opportunity is provided to revisit sections of the module before answers are finalised
      Users can save their progress if unable to complete the course in one sitting
      Course can be completed at the delegates pace
      A certificate is generated automatically at the end of the course for you to save or print
      Three attempts to answer the correct question within a module
      Managers can monitor the account of each individual user and monitor their progress

Course Brochure

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Pricing

We provide two licensing options. A “Pay as you go” single licence purchase option or the Universal Licence option that provides flexible, multiple course pricing.

Single Licence – £20.00
Universal Licence – Please click for pricing

Delegate Profile
The safe handling of medicines course is designed for anyone who handles medicines e.g. care home staff, nurses, doctors, pharmacists, chemists, social workers, carers, etc.

Modules
1 Introduction to the course
2 Terminology explained
3 The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing
4 Groups of medicines
5 Levels of support and routes of entry
6 Infection Control and equipment for dispensing
7 Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights

Pass Requirements
You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission. You will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 70%.

Follow our FIVE step guide and get certified today

  1. Click Buy Now and select the number of licenses that you require. For volume Click Here
  2. Click checkout and you will be prompted to register for a personal or business account. You will receive an email with your log in details.
  3. Log in to your account and you will be directed to the Paypal secure payment portal.
  4. As soon as your payment is approved you will be automatically given access to the courses that you have purchased. Our easy to follow modular courses are brought to you by a presenter and are designed to allow you to learn at your pace.
  5. You can sit your course at ANY time! Upon successful completion of your course, you will see a “Get Certificate” button. Click the “Get Certificate” button to open the certificate in your browser. The PDF of your certificate can now be saved and printed off.

* The course duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions