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Safe Handling of Medicines Certificate Overview This programme has been developed as a distance learning package and is suitable for care assistants and care home managers within a nursingresidential care environment. The programme is accredited and certificated by ASET and provides you with a nationally recognised award. The aims and objectives of this programme are to support working practice with theory, which can contribute towards the underpinning knowledge required for NVQs in Health and Social Care. The approximate duration of this programme is 12 weeks. Description The programme consists of the following 13 modules: Ordering of medicines Storage of medicines Administration of medicines Self administration of medicines Homely remedies How oral medicines work Refusal of medicines Controlled drugs Common side effects from medicines in the older service user Errors associated with the administration of medicines Oxygen therapy in a care home Disposal of medicines Confidentiality How long is the course? 12 Weeks How will I be assessed? You will be expected to complete questions and activities for each module set around the safe handling of medicines. There is also a requirement for you to complete a multiple choice test paper at the end of the programme. A final requirement of the programme is that you must have observed others and reflected on their work practice within your workbook. What does the course lead to? The programme supports progression to other courses such as NVQs in Health and Social Care. How much does it cost? Total Fee - ?250.00 Discount Fee - ?26.25 When does it start? Day : Start : End : Start Date : Weeks : Total Fee : Dis Fee Var Var Var TBA 12 250.00 26.25

Safe Handling of Medicines Certificate Overview This programme has been developed as a distance learning package and is suitable for care assistants and care home managers within a nursingresidential care environment. The programme is accredited and certificated by ASET and provides you with a nationally recognised award. The aims and objectives of this programme are to support working practice...

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