Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines

Approved by 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.

This course contains 7 modules:

Module 1 - Introduction to the course

Module 2 - Terminology explained

Module 3 - The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing

Module 4 - Groups of medicines

Module 5 - Levels of support and routes of entry

Module 6 - Infection Control and equipment for dispensing

Module 7 - Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Up to date Website Browser (Chrome, Firefox & Safari work best)

  • Up to date video drivers

  • 1GB Ram

  • 3MBps download Broadband minimum

Course Duration: 60 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account for loading time or thinking time for questions).

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