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Safe Handing of Medication – Level 2 – Distance Learning

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About the course

Modern medicines are powerful substances which have beneficial effects for millions of people worldwide. However, inappropriate use or handling of these substances can have severe consequences, including death. Having good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone working with medication.

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Topics and units

Units/Topics:
– Understand medication and prescriptions
– Supply, storage and disposal of medication
– Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medication
– Record-keeping and audit processes for medication

Careers and progression

By undertaking this programme, learners will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects. Learners may then wish to progress on to further qualifications.

Entry requirements

To enrol for Telford College Distance Learning you must be aged 19+ as of the 31/08/21, be a resident of England and have lived in the EU for the last three years.  You cannot be currently studying on any other course with us or another provider.

Additional information

This is a Distance Learning programme.  On enrolment you will be issued with all the relevant online learning materials required to complete the qualification. These materials have been officially endorsed by the Awarding Organisation, NCFE CACHE. The learning materials comprise a set of high-quality online knowledge workbooks alongside an easily accessible electronic platform that allows learners to complete a portfolio of evidence and demonstrate their achievement of all the learning outcomes associated with each unit.  Learners are also assigned an assessor whom they can speak to should they require advice at any stage.

Type

Distance learning

Duration

12 weeks

Campus

Online

Support

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Upcoming events

Open event
09 October 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Open event
13 November 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Christmas Fayre and Professional Skills Open Event
04 December 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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