Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
This certification aims to develop learners’ knowledge of the safe handling of medications within a health and social care context. It supplies an introduction to the various medicines students are most likely to come across in a work environment, covering how medication is provided and administered, and the possible negative effects. The course explores the procedures for getting, saving and dealing with medicines and the legislation surrounding these locations. It also examines the audit process and students’ duty in relation to this, stressing the significance of accountability and confidentiality.
The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care comprises two concise module workbooks which cover the learning outcomes of the following units:
Understand medication and prescriptions (Credit value: 3) (Y/601/9571)
Record keeping and audit processes for medication (Credit value: 4) (J/506/3801)