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Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines

CPD Approved

About The Course

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.

Modules (Percentage % Pass Required)

  • Module 1 Introduction to the course (70%)
  • Module 2 Terminology explained (70%)
  • Module 3 The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing (70%)
  • Module 4 Groups of medicines (70%)
  • Module 5 Levels of support and routes of entry (70%)
  • Module 6 Infection Control and equipment for dispensing (70%)
  • Module 7 Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights (70%)

  • Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

  • 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).