Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines

CPD approved


This course can be purchased for £35 on an individual license basis.
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Course Overview

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.

Course Content

This course has a required passrate of 70% and a duration of at least 60 minutes.

  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

System Requirements

An up-to-date web browser
Up to date video drivers and media players
Memory of at least 1Gb RAM
Broadband download speed of at least 3Mbps