Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines

What does the Safe Handling of Medicines online course cover?

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.

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E-Learning Course Modules

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

Recommended system requirements Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
Video: Up to date video drivers
Memory: 1 Gb+ RAM
Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)