With approximately 4-5% of UK hospital admissions caused by the incorrect use of medicines at an estimated cost of £466 million a year to the NHS, understanding how to handle medicines safely is crucial work anyone wishing to work in health and social care. If you think you’d like a career in this area, this nationally recognised RQF is a must!
Learn the fundamental skills to store, handle, and dispose of medicines correctly with this accredited level 2 course
If you’re already employed in a health and social care role, then this course is ideal to further your own professional development, which could also lead to increased pay and responsibility.
On this NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines, you’ll:
- Be introduced to the various medicines you are likely to encounter in a work environment
- Learn how medication is supplied and administered, as well as the possible side effects
- Learn procedures for obtaining, storing and disposing of medicines and the legislation surrounding these three areas
- Discover the importance of the audit process and issues surrounding responsibility, accountability and confidentiality.