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Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines: Online Course


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

Cost: £25 + VAT

Duration: 60 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).


Introduction and Definitions
Terminology explained
The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing
Groups of medicines
Levels of support and routes of entry
Infection Control and equipment for dispensing
Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights