Understanding Safe Handling of Medication

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Course Type: Accredited
Awarding Body: CACHE Level 2

About this course:

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.


• 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

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

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