• LevelLevel 2
  • FT/PTPT
  • Age group19+
  • DurationYou will be required to complete the course within 12 weeks. If you withdraw prior to completing the course or do not complete the course within the required 12 weeks you will be liable to pay a £50 admin fee.
  • Awarding bodyNCFE

Overview

The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Handling of Medication aims to provide you with knowledge of the safe handling of medicines within a health and social care context.

This course provides an introduction to the various medicines that you are likely to encounter in a work environment, covering how medication is supplied and adminisered and the possible side effects. The programme also explores the procedures for obtaining, storing and disposing of medicines and the legislation surrounding these three areas.


Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

  • Understanding Medication and Prescriptions
  • The Supply, Storage and Disposal of Medication
  • The Requirements for the Safe Administration of Medication
  • Record Keeping and Audit Processes for Medication Administration and Storage

This course is a distance learning course and will be undertaken at home.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

You can progress onto further health and social care programmes.

All of our distance learning courses are free of charge.

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