Safer Handling of Medicines

Safer Handling of Medicines

Course Description

This course covers the key areas of ordering, receiving, administering, storing and disposing of medicines safely.

The learning materials also cover accurate record-keeping and how to manage a change of pharmacy.

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Explain how drugs are administered and how problems may occur.
  • Outline the principal legal aspects of handling medicines.
  • State the principles underpinning the proper administration of medication.
  • Describe how to store and dispose of drugs safely and securely.

Benefit to learner and employer.

Regardless of industry or sector, most employees are now required to undertake some form of CPD.

The updating of skills and knowledge is critical in keeping abreast of industry changes and maintaining professional competence.

Upon successfully completing the online compliance courses and passing any associated assessments, the learner is able to download and print off their own certificate as evidence of learning and CPD hours completed.

These courses can be completed at any time 24/7, meaning they fit perfectly around anybody’s schedule.

It’s an ideal and affordable way for individuals and businesses alike to ensure knowledge and compliance is always up to date and relevant.

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