Medication Awareness

Course Description

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.

Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines Training Online Course

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
VEL0105-60 minutesFormal (multiple choice)CPD-

Course Modules

Module No. Module Name Pass % Required
1Introduction to the course70
2Terminology explained70
3The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing70
4Groups of medicines70
5Levels of support and routes of entry70
6Infection Control and equipment for dispensing70
7Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights70

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