Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines in Health and Social Care - Level 2


Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines in Health and Social Care



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 consequences, including death. Having good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone working with medication

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Planned Learning Hours

Course Duration: 16 weeks



Learner Benefits


–  Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification

 Furthers personal and professional development

 No need to formally attend a college

–  Receive a set of high-quality learner support materials

–  Gain support from a dedicated team



Business Benefits


  Ensures staff understand safe administration of medication

Improves your team’s understanding of the classification of medication

Reduces risk of malpractice and negligence

  Reinforces the importance of following correct procedures

–  Gives employees high standard learning to support roles and responsibilities



Job Sectors


 

–  Health and Social Care

 


This qualification covers a wide range of topics including understanding medication and prescriptions, how to supply, store and dispose of medication and understanding the requirements for safe administration of medication. 

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Aged 19+

Lived In the EU for 3 years

Minimum of 8 learners (for employers)

  • 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

This course will be about gaining good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines as well as maintaining stock and record, store and disposal of medication. You will understand the different types of medication and how they are classified alongside the correct procedure for record keeping and the audit process. This will allow you to gain relevant knowledge and understanding to improve service user experience.

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