Intro to the Safe Handling of Medicines

This course introduces participants to how to safely handle medicines and will also cover key terminology used when handling medicines. We’ll take a detailed look at roles and responsibilities of everyone involved, different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation, record keeping and the Seven Rights.

What are the benefits of this course?

This course is recognised by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development).

Did you know?
  • 4.3m people are employed in the health & social sector in 20191
  • In 2013, 150.6 billion was spent on public and private healthcare2
  • Over 112,000 people are employed directly by local authorities in health & social sector3

Course Modules

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


60 minutes

Why Choose DDR Consultants

Our health and social care courses are industry accredited and provide you with everything you need to help you in your career and make it a rewarding experience. Over 4 million people are employed in the sector in the UK and our courses can help you stand out from the crowd.

In addition to being recognised by leading organisations, our courses can be completed at a time that is convenient to you, in any location. All you need is Internet access and you’re good to go.

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Price: £25