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Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines

The introduction to safe handling of medicines is a short course, designed to explore core principles for safe administration of medication.

Initially you will look at key terminologies used, before going into details about who should be giving medication. Finally exploring routes of medications, labeling, infection control considerations, and supporting patients.

This introduction to safe handling of medicines course is approved by CPD Certification Service . Our approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and distributed under licence.

Course Title:
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines
Health & Social Care

Approx 60 Minutes


Upon successful completion you will be able to download a certificate for printing.

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  • Course introduction
  • Terminologies explained
  • The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing
  • Groups of medications
  • Levels of support and routes of medication
  • Infection control and equipment for correct dispensing
  • Label interpretation, record keeping and the "rights" of checking.

Anyone who may be giving medications to others. This could include care workers, or domiciliary workers. It is relevant for those giving medication to young people, or those working in community care.

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 70%.

£15.00 per license (RRP £25) - You will need a separate license for each participant. Discounts are available for bulk purchases of 10 or more licences (Across any topics.) Contact us for more details.

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