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Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines

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Approved by the CPD Certification Service. 

(CPD Units: 2)

 
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This course will explain the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, infection control and much more.

 

Description

Who is this course for?
  • Anyone responsible for handling or administering medicines in care or education settings: school staff, care support workers, healthcare assistants, care assistants, social care workers, senior carers, care managers .
  • People wishing to develop knowledge and understanding to enable them to handle medicines safely and efficiently.
Qualification

On Successful Completion of the course you will obtain an Online Training Certificate of Competence in Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines. 

Approved by the CPD Certification Service.  1 CPD points / hours.

 

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Description

Elite Personnel Training’s online introduction to safe handling of medicines course will explain to you the most common terminology used when handling different medicines.

Our course will also teach you some of the different types of medicines people have. As there are lots of different people involved when dispensing medicines we will tell you about the different roles the people involved with handling the medicines have.

In any workplace it is essential to have best practices in place to control infections when you handle medicines this is no different so Elite Personnel’s introduction to safe handling of medicines will teach you the ways in which you can manage infection control and the equipment that is used for dispensing the medicines.

Modules

  • 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

 

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 Duration

Duration 60 mins*

 

*The course duration 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. Learners full name and valid email address are required to register for this online course, please allow 48 hrs for delivery via email of your login details.

Requirements

This course does not required a previous qualification.

System requirement.

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

 

Learners full name and valid email address are required to register for this online course, please allow up to 48 hrs for delivery via email of your login details. All prices shown are excluding VAT.

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Take the course

This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.

The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physically copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.

How do I access my learning

When buying one of our courses, you will need to enter a valid email address which will be used to create your account with our Learning Management System – Enable – where you will take the training. We will also send your purchase receipt to this email address, and any additional courses purchased in future using the same email address will be added to your system account.

Go to https://eptonline.co.uk/login-in-to-e-learning/ to login to the LMS.

System Requirements

This course does not required a previous qualification.

System requirement.

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

*The course duration 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. Learners full name and valid email address are required to register for this online course, please allow 48 hrs for delivery via email of your login details.