The Level 2 Safe Handling of Medication qualification supports individuals in understanding different types of medication and what they are used for.
Learners will also learn how to store and dispose of medicines in a safe way, how to administer medicines safely and, how to ensure that record keeping and audits are completed correctly and effectively.
This qualification specification outlines the key information related to the Safe Handling of Medication within the Care sector and is fully compliant with the Care Quality Commission requirements.
This qualification provides knowledge related to the safe handling of medication within the care home, including the need for correct documentation.
This is a qualification that indicates an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employers.
This qualification comprises of units. To successfully pass this course learners must be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of topics in relation to the the units.
By the end of this course learners will;
Understand medication and prescriptions
Controlling and preventing infection related to Medication
Supply, storage and disposal of medication
Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medication
Record-keeping and audit processes for medication
Safe practices at the workplace
Safeguarding vulnerable adults
Employees will develop an understanding of the audit process
Understand what records must be maintained within the administration of medicines
Safeguarding concerns related to Medicines