Safer Handling of Medicines
This course covers the key areas of ordering, receiving, administering, storing and disposing of medicines safely. The learning materials also cover accurate record-keeping and how to manage a change of pharmacy.
On completion of this course learners will be able to:
- Explain how drugs are administered and how problems may occur
- Outline the principal legal aspects of handling medicines
- State the principles underpinning the proper administration of medication
- Describe how to store and dispose of drugs safely and securely