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Principles of Safe Handling of Medicines

Are you working or wish to work in a health and social care environment? Or do you wish to increase your knowledge of safe handling of medicines in the workplace environment for personal development?

Level 2 / ABC Awards / PI113

£324.00 or only £35.00 initial deposit

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Course Title:Principles of Safe Handling of Medicines

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Course Description

This Principles of Safe Handling of Medicines has been written for everyone who is involved in the care sector and is aimed to give all staff, supervisors and managers the essential knowledge needed to offer the very best professional approach to the managing and safe handling of medicines. 

This course aims to provide the student with a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of working with medicines. On completion of the programme an individual will be familiar with the correct procedures for the administering, handling and disposal of medicines.

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you.

The programme of study is designed to complement your practical work, as it will help you to underpin your practice with theoretical knowledge.  It will also give you the opportunity to look at parts of the job you may not currently be involved with.

The programme is divided into four core units, each concentrating on an important aspect of the managing and safe handling of medicines. 

Course Info

Course Title:Principles of Safe Handling of Medicines

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about the safe handling of medicines and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Module 1: Medication and prescriptions
Module 2: Requirements for the supply, storage and disposal of medication
Module 3: Requirements for the safe administration of medication
Module 4: Keeping records and understanding the audit processes for medication administration and storage

You will receive the course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that unlimited 12 month tutor support is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

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Course Description

This Principles of Safe Handling of Medicines has been written for everyone who is involved in the care sector and is aimed to give all staff, supervisors and managers the essential knowledge needed to offer the very best professional approach to the managing and safe handling of medicines. 

This course aims to provide the student with a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of working with medicines. On completion of the programme an individual will be familiar with the correct procedures for the administering, handling and disposal of medicines.

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you.

The programme of study is designed to complement your practical work, as it will help you to underpin your practice with theoretical knowledge.  It will also give you the opportunity to look at parts of the job you may not currently be involved with.

The programme is divided into four core units, each concentrating on an important aspect of the managing and safe handling of medicines. 

Previous Knowledge

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about the safe handling of medicines and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

You will receive the course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that unlimited 12 month tutor support is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Module 1: Medication and prescriptions
Module 2: Requirements for the supply, storage and disposal of medication
Module 3: Requirements for the safe administration of medication
Module 4: Keeping records and understanding the audit processes for medication administration and storage

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

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