Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more.

Approved by CPD – Duration 60 mins* – €30.00

Understanding the fundamental principles of handling, administering and storage of medicines is essential knowledge for all workers in a health and care worker setting. All health and social care organisations must have adequate policies and procedures in place, to ensure that their staff maintain service user safety and minimise the risk of drug errors and adverse events.

Our Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines Online Course provides delegates with a comprehensive overview of the safe handling of medicines. It provides an explanation of the definitions and classifications of medicines according to current UK law. It also covers the relevant legalisation, guidelines and rights of medication administration. Attendees will also learn the importance of policies for record-keeping and the roles of the multi-disciplinary team.

If you require support to review your organisation’s safe handling of medicines position or would like further information on our Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines Online Course, please contact a member of our team at Phoenix STS Ltd

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About Us

Phoenix STS Ltd t/s Phoenix Safety Training Services provides bespoke first aid, health and safety, fire safety training, and consulting services countrywide to meet our client’s needs. By offering a systematic professional approach through the integration of theoretical and practical tailored programmes, incorporating your training policies and organisational goals, we guarantee compliance and ensure a safer working environment. We also offer a wide range of  RoSPAIATPIFEIIRSM & CPD approved courses; and have a retail business sourcing and supplying specialist evacuation and training equipment.