Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safe Handling of Medications

Price: Funded via WDF + £25 registration cost pp or £445 pp

Duration: 4 – 8 weeks

Format: Training Resources + Portfolio

Course Description:

Welcome to Shreeji Training’s Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safe Handling of Medications course. This comprehensive program has been meticulously designed to cater to a diverse range of care settings while adhering to the National Minimum Standards and meeting the guidelines set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). By the end of this course, participants will not only be well-versed in current legislation but will also possess a hands-on comprehension of the essential procedures required for the secure administration of medications. Furthermore, the curriculum delves into the significance of confidentiality and information security concerning drug administration.

Outline of Programme:

  1. Introduction to Medication: Begin your journey by gaining a clear understanding of the fundamental concepts related to medication. Learn about different types of medications, their purposes, and their effects on the body.
  2. Storing and Dispensing Medicine: Explore the critical aspects of proper medication storage and efficient dispensing practices. Understand how environmental factors and storage conditions can impact the effectiveness of medications.
  3. Documentation, Confidentiality, and Record Keeping: Discover the importance of accurate documentation in medication administration. Learn how to maintain confidentiality while keeping meticulous records of medication processes.
  4. Administering Medication: Dive into the practical aspects of medication administration. Gain hands-on experience in various methods of administering medications while adhering to safety protocols.
  5. Reducing and Eliminating Errors in Administering Medication: Learn strategies to minimize the risk of errors during the medication administration process. Understand common mistakes and how to prevent them, ensuring patient safety.
  6. Accountability and Responsibility: Explore the roles and responsibilities of individuals involved in the medication administration process. Understand the chain of accountability and the importance of clear communication.
  7. Current Legislation and Legal Requirements: Stay updated with the latest legislation surrounding medication handling. Delve into legal requirements to ensure compliance and patient safety.
  8. Regulatory Bodies: Familiarize yourself with the various regulatory bodies governing medication administration. Understand their roles in setting standards and guidelines for safe practices.

Upon successful completion of the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safe Handling of Medications course, you will not only gain valuable knowledge but also earn a recognized certification. This qualification serves as a testament to your commitment to maintaining the highest standards of safety and care in medication administration.

At Shreeji Training, we are dedicated to providing an immersive learning experience that equips you with the skills and insights necessary for safe and responsible medication handling. Join us today and embark on a journey toward becoming a proficient and confident healthcare professional in the realm of medication management.

To Book a Course:

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