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According to the NHS, more than 1.08 billion prescription items were dispensed overall in 2015, a 1.8 per cent increase on the previous year. Effectively managing and safely handling this medication is crucial to the health and wellbeing of those who rely on it on a daily basis.
This course will give you a good insight into the procedures that should be followed when taking charge of someone’s medication outside of a health setting. It covers requesting prescriptions, maintaining records, storing, administering and disposing of medication, self-medication and issues that might arise in the administration of medication. The course is easy to do and comes with a wealth of supporting material as well as the option to do a demo to determine whether it’s suitable for you.
On completion of the course you will automatically get a course certificate, along with your name, CPD hours, date and learning objectives.
The course is ideal for people who are involved in looking after medication for anyone outside of a healthcare setting and includes carers in domiciliary settings, carers in care homes, managers of care providers, family members who want to understand more about safe handling of medication or anyone interested in a safe handling of medication course.
Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a good knowledge of:
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