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Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines

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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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Course Modules

Introduction to the course
Pass percentage required:70%
Terminology explained
Pass percentage required:70%
The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing
Pass percentage required:70%
Groups of medicines
Pass percentage required:70%
Levels of support and routes of entry
Pass percentage required:70%
Infection Control and equipment for dispensing
Pass percentage required:70%
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+)