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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.

Our course covers:
Module 1 – Introduction to the course
Module 2 – Terminology Explained
Module 3 – The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing
Module 4 – Groups of medicines
Module 5 – Levels of support and routes of entry
Module 6 – Infection Control and equipment for dispensing
Module 7 – Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights

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).

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