Managing & Safe Handling of Medicines

This programme provides carers with a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of working with medicines. On completion of the programme the individual will be familiar with the correct procedures for handling, administering, and disposing of medicines. The award has been accredited by a nationally recognised awarding body - ASET and is available through distance learning.
Workbook based
Who Benefits
This Qualification is designed for all health care staff whose duties may bring them into contact with medications. It will benefit all those seeking clear guidelines and advice regarding the various elements of the managing and safe administration of medicines.
Program Content
3 Mandatory Units
*An Introduction to medicines in a care setting (Mandatory)
*Receiving, storing and disposing of medicines in a care setting (Mandatory)
*Administering medicines in a care setting (Mandatory)
Workbook based. Assessor led induction and support with external assessment.
This Qualification provides the opportunity for the learner to progress to other related qualifications on the NQF.
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United Kingdom
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