Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care



Nationally AccreditedPayment PlanTakes on average 8 – 10 weeks

Engaging Online LearningExpert 1-to-1 supportLevel 2 Qualification

Would you benefit from developing your knowledge and understanding of safe handling of medication in health and social care?

This course is covers the different types of medication and what they are used for. You will also gain an understanding of how to store and dispose of medicines in a safe way, how to administer medicines safely and how to ensure that record-keeping and audits are completed correctly.

Cost: £249.00

Payment Plan: Yes

Course – Knowledge only

Unit 1: Understand medication and prescriptions

This unit will cover the different types of medication that individuals may encounter in the workplace, the classification of medication and sources of information and guidance.

Unit 2: Supply, storage and disposal of medication

You will gain an understanding of how to obtain, handle, store and dispose of medication correctly, as well as the roles and responsibilities of staff in relation to these procedures. 

Unit 3: Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medication

This unit covers the administration of medication by looking at the process and common side effects, as well as how to follow procedures when problems occur and monitoring the effects of medication. 

Unit 4: Record-keeping and audit processes for medication

You will develop an understanding of the audit process, including the records that must be maintained within the administration of medicines and issues of responsibility and confidentiality.

To enrol on this course, please go to our pre-enrolment page and complete the form.  After a chat with one of our advisors, they will then send you out enrolments details.  Alternately if you are ready to start now.

Please complete the enrolment form before making payment.

Payment can also be made by visiting our online shop.

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care



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