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Course Code
2200720-D1DA
Course Title
UNDERSTANDING THE SAFE HANDLING OF MEDICATION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE NCFE (ONLINE)
Level
Level 2
Duration
12 weeks
Entry Requirements
Venue
DISTANCE LEARNING
Start Date
Weekly

Overview.

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.

Benefits

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

What you will learn

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

Terms and conditions

The course is designed to be completed in 12 weeks, approximately 4 hours per week will be required to complete all units. If you can commit to more, the qualification can be completed more quickly. If you're 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years, your course/s will be free - you just need to complete it/them within 12 weeks or pay a £100 administration fee if you don’t. The funding for this course comes from the Education and Skills Funding Agency. We can claim this on your behalf if you live in England, except for those living in Greater London or any of the other devolved authorities (Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, West of England, West Midlands, the Tees Valley and Cambridge & Peterborough), in which case you should find a College nearer to home to provide your course.

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