NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

Description

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.

What will you learn
  • 1.

    Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

  • 2.

    Evidence your competency in handling medication to employers

  • 3.

    Further your personal and professional development

  • 4.

    Create better preventative care by identifying how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication appropriately

  • 5.

    Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college


Duration: 4 Weeks

Course Units

This unit provides the learner with knowledge and understanding in relation to medication and prescriptions.
This unit provides the learner with knowledge and understanding in relation to the supply, storage and disposal of medication.
This unit provides the learner with knowledge and understanding in relation to the requirements for the safe administration of medication.
This unit provides the learner with knowledge and understanding in relation to record keeping and audit processes for medication.