Project Description

For learners, who wish to develop their knowledge of the safe handling of medicines. It is ideal for those who are already employed in a health and social care context.
The programme covers a wide range of information, best practice and legislation including an introduction to the types of medication that an individual is likely to encounter, explanation of the correct storage and handling of medication as well as legislative requirements for audit process and issues and accountability and responsibility.
  • Unit 1 – Understanding medication and prescriptions
  • Unit 2 – Supply, storage and disposal of medication
  • Unit 3 – Understanding the requirements for the safe administration of medication
  • Unit 4 – Record-keeping and audit processes for medication administration and storage