Safe Handling of Medication

Our Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care course is essential for anyone managing medication. Modern medicines are powerful substances that benefit millions of people worldwide. However, the inappropriate use or handling of these substances can have severe, or even fatal consequences. If you work in a Health and Social Care setting, the completion of this course will support you to achieve Standard 13 in the Care Certificate – Health and Safety in relation to administering medication.

Are You Eligible?

To ensure you are eligible for this online course, check if you align with our check list below:

Aged 19+ at the beginning of the academic year

Lived in the EU for 3 years

Available fully funded

Up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone handling with medication. This course is an excellent introduction to the different types of medicines and how to record, store and handle them appropriately. Reducing medication errors can save hundreds of thousands from adverse consequences each year.

Course Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Improve your understanding of the reasons why individuals display behaviour that challenges and their impact
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Be able to support individuals effectively
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

What Will You Learn

  • Understand medication and prescriptions
  • Supply, storage and disposal of medication
  • Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medication
  • Record-keeping and audit processes for medication

Full Course Title

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

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