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Safe Handling of Medication (Level 2)

Level 2

Safe Handling of Medication

About this course

This knowledge only qualification is designed for learners wishing to develop their understanding of the safe handling of medication in the health and social care sector.

What you will learn

In order to achieve this qualification you must successfully complete 4 mandatory units:

  • 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

Course requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, you may find it helpful if you have already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

  • This qualification is suitable for  anyone aged 19 and above.

 

Qualification

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

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Assessment Methods

All units will be individually assessed using a range of methods which could include written assignments or tasks.

Sector Suitabilty

It may also be useful to anyone studying qualifications in the following sectors:

  • Childcare
  • Adult Healthcare

Progression Routes

Upon the successful completion of this short course, why not continue to study on one of these courses:

This Course At a Glance

150
Duration (hours)
4
Units
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