Safe Handling of Medicines

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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

Course ModulNumber Module Name Pass % Required
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 1 Introduction to the course 70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 2 Terminology explained 70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 3 The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing 70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 4 Groups of medicines 70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 5 Levels of support and routes of entry 70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 6 Infection Control and equipment for dispensing 70
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines 7 Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights 70

Recommended System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows XP/7/8, Mac OSX (10.6)
  • Browser: Chrome 20+, Firefox 28+, Internet Explorer 9+, Safari for Mac 5+
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player 10+
  • 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).

This course is approved by CPD.