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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication 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, or even fatal, consequences. Up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone working with medication. This course is a great introduction to the different types of medicines and how to record, store and handle them appropriately.

  • Gain good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines
  • Learn how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication
  • Understand the different types of medication and how they are classified
  • Learn the correct procedure for record keeping and the audit process
  • Gain relevant skills, knowledge and understanding to improve service user experience

 

Downloadable Content

Course PDF

 

Key Information

Cost

Fully Funded*

Awarding Body

NCFE CACHE

Duration

6 Weeks

Delivery

Online

Paper-based

*subject to eligibility

You must live in England and be over 19 years old to be eligible.

Fill out the online enrolment form for access to the induction process.