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Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines e-Learning


Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines e-Learning

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

Who should complete this course

  • Care workers
  • Child care professionals
  • Welfare officers
  • Those with a responsibility for medicines and who want to be safe

Course syllabus

  • Introduction to the course
  • Terminology explained
  • The roles 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

Course duration

  • With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints
  • 60 minutes (Note: This 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)
  • Please note you will need a 3Mb+ internet enabled device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone) to study this course, which is Windows7 or MAC OSX10.8+ with Flash Player 10+

Course costs

Assessment

  • The course consists of seven modules with questions at the end
  • You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 100%
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately
  • This course is approved by CPD. (Our CPD approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and are distributed under licence)


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