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Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines

Course Number

VEL-1

Time Required*

60 minutes

Assessment

Formal (multiple choice)

Approvals

CPD

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

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Course

Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines

Duration: 60 minutes (Note: This 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)

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines1Introduction to the course70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines2Terminology explained70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines3The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines4Groups of medicines70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines5Levels of support and routes of entry70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines6Infection Control and equipment for dispensing70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines7Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights70