LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING THE SAFE HANDLING OF MEDICATION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

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LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING THE SAFE HANDLING OF MEDICATION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

Level Two

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.

• England (Distance Learning).

Funding

Available Fully Funded

Course Delivery

Online

Paper-based

Course Duration

6 Weeks

Awarding Body

NCFE

COURSE CONTENT

All level 1 training course content is beginner level, no previous knowledge is required

  • 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

Eligibility

How to Sign up

Learners may be eligible for funding which means the course won’t cost a thing to complete (subject to eligibility). There is a £125 cancelation fee if a learner enrols and fails to complete or withdraws early from the course. This is to cover administration costs. We may be able to offer extensions if learners are unable to meet the set submission deadline. Please read the declaration on the enrolment form carefully before signing up.

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