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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication

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Course overview

Gain the skills you need to join or expand your knowledge in?the Health and Social Care sector, as you develop a general understanding of medication, its uses, and procedures in this six-month course.

Course information

Studying this course will allow you to gain an understanding of issues such as responsibility and accountability in the sector.

During this course, you will cover:

  • 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 administration and storage