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Safe Handling of Medication in Health & Social Care - Level 2

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Safe Handling of Medication in Health & Social Care Level 2

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

  • Create better preventative care by identifying how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication appropriately

  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You must be aged 19 or over and have lived in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years.

STUDY METHODS

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
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM
COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
Gliddon Road
Barons Court
London W14 9BL

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020 7565 1200
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
The Green
Ealing
London W5 5EW

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020 7565 1200
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY
COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Beaconsfield Road
Southall
London UB1 1DP

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020 7565 1200
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