Everyone should be aware of proper pharmaceutical handling, administration, and storage practises, but healthcare workers in particular. This crucial ability guarantees the maximum level of safety and health for both you and your patients. Additionally, by assisting organisations and agencies in creating their own rules on the matter, these guidelines give them the opportunity to improve security and safety in their own facilities. These policies, which are based on a system of double checks and verification, lessen the possibility of errors and mistakes occurring at all levels.
You will receive a thorough introduction to the safe management of medications in this course. It starts off by providing you with an overview of the many categories that drugs fall under under UK legislation as well as some key phrases and meanings. Along with describing the seven rights of drug administration, it also discusses the pertinent rules and regulations that you should be aware of. The rules for keeping records and the various participants’ roles are also covered. Last but not least, the training teaches you how to properly store and dispense products and includes a discussion of the several entrance points and levels of support that your patients could need.
- The UK's legal system for classifying drugs
- Essential phrases and definitions
- The laws and regulations governing the handling and storage of medications
- The seven rights of administering medication
- Proper methods for distributing and storing medication
- The several entry points and support levels that patients could need
- Learning the important phrases used in the administration of medications
- Gaining knowledge of the legal requirements and regulations provided by the government
- Recognizing the part people play in the delivery of medication
- Learning the seven rights of medication dispensing
- Understanding the appropriate techniques for dispensing and storing
Unit 01: Medications and Terminology
Unit 02: Relevant Legislation and the Seven Rights
Unit 03: Roles of Involved Individuals and Record Keeping Techniques
Unit 04: Procedures for Storing and Dispensing Medicine
Unit 05: Levels of Support and Routes of Entry
There are no prerequisites to enrol in the courses.
Depending on the instructional modules, each course has a different length. It is indicated in the course details for each course.
Modules make up the course structure. The average study time for each module is between 20 and 90 minutes. The amount of time spent on each module is entirely up to the individual pupils.
Any internet-connected device can be used to study the course at any time.
There would be an MCQ Multiple Choice Questionnaire test after all the modules were completed. The questions must be answered online at a time and place of your choosing, and they will be drawn from the modules.
The test’s passing score is 70 percent.
If the user didn’t pass the exam the first time, he/ she will have more chances to retake it after additional study. The exam can be taken more than once.