Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care is a continuing professional development course for those working in the healthcare profession or for those who wish to gain specific knowledge of the safe handling of medication.
|Level: 2||Duration: 24 weeks|
|Start Date: Ongoing||Type: Online|
|Price: £350||Age Range: 19+|
|Funding: Payment Plan||Awarding Organisation: NCFE|
Who is this course for?
This is a continuing professional development course for those working in the healthcare profession or for those who wish to gain specific knowledge of the safe handling of medication.
There are no formal qualifications required to undertake this course. To secure your place please return the completed registration form available by contacting us. After this, we will arrange an initial advice and guidance session before completing an initial assessment.
Why should I do this qualification?This qualification is designed for those that work in, or would like to work in, the health care sector. It will provide knowledge that may be applied to a wide range of job roles within health and social care settings. Please note that this is a knowledge based qualification and will not allow you to be occupationally competent in the administration of medicine.
What will I learn?
You will learn about the different types of medicine and their use as well as gaining knowledge of the procedures for obtaining, storing and administering and disposing of medication. You will also gain an understanding of the legislation related to administering medication.
How will I be assessed?
All work will be internally assessed using a range of methods including written question and answer and written assignments.
Potential careers and future earnings
The above course is just one of the steps you could take that may lead you into any of the careers below.
Care WorkerEntry Level
- Average: £26,146
- Potential: £55,494
Social WorkerEntry Level
- Average: £37,968
- Potential: £71,500
Personal AssistantEntry Level
- Average: £22,429
- Potential: £29,598