Safe Handling of Medication in Health & Social Care - Distance Learning (2019/2020)

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 consequences, including death. Having good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone working with medication.

  • Unit 1 - Understand Medication and Prescriptions
  • Unit 2 - Supply, Storage and Disposal of Medication
  • Unit 3 - Understand the Requirements for the Safe Administrations of Medication
  • Unit 4 - Record-keeping and Audit Processes for Medication

Additional information

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency in handling medication to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Create better preventative care by identifying how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication appropriately
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

Available fully *funded aged 19+

*The course needs to be completed within 10 weeks of your start date, otherwise a fee of £45+£55 is payable by you

For more information about the course, contact Halesowen College Admissions 0121 602 7888

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