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The duration of the course is 16-20 weeks. Guided learning hours are 8-10 hours per week dependent upon knowledge of the subject.
This course is designed for those who wish to develop their understanding of the safe handling of medicines. You may wish to access this training with a view to progress on to further qualifications or study this programme to complement other programmes.
As part of the course you will study four mandatory units:
UNIT 1 – Understand medication and prescriptions
UNIT 2 – Supply, storage and disposal of medication
UNIT 3 – Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medication
UNIT 4 – Record keeping and audit processes for medication
Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.
|Course Title||Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health & Social Care Distance Learning Level 2|
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|Attendance Requirements||As a Distance Learning course, there is no need to attend College. For further information or advice, please contact the Distance Learning team:01823 366612 firstname.lastname@example.org|
The staff have been very supportive they will do anything to help whether it be staying late or putting in 100% to make the lessons more suited to you. The staff have backgrounds in the specific course in which you want to take which helps to get another person’s view on what it’s like to work in the sector and also the course covers all areas of the subject and there is nothing that isn’t covered within the syllabus and modules.
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