Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication Level 2 – Online
Gain comprehensive up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines in Heath & Social Care settings on this online course.
Level: Level 2
Purpose: Personal and Professional Development
Guided Learning Hours: 120
Duration: 6 weeks
Courses from: October
What are the qualifications about?
You will learn how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication. You will also get to know the different types of medication and how they are classified.
Who are they for?
If you want to demonstrate improved competency in handling medication to employers or further your personal and professional development, this course is ideal for you.
What sorts of things do they cover?
You will cover the following topics:
- Understand Medication and Prescriptions
- Supply, Storage and Disposal of Medication
- Understand the Requirements for the Safe Administrations of Medication
- Record-keeping and Audit Processes for Medication
How will I learn and be assessed?
This is an online paper-based course.
What jobs could they lead to?
With this nationally recognised Level 2 qualification you will gain important life skills and enhance your prospects in a range of settings.
What would it cost me?
This course is free if completed.