Introduction To The Safe Handling Of Medicines

£15.00 (excluding VAT)

Course 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).

About The 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.

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Who Is The Course Suitable For?

This online Safe Handling of Medication course should be completed by all Healthcare and Social Care staff, including NHS and Private hospital staff, ie. locum doctors, agency nurses, unpaid and voluntary staff working in the NHS, Healthcare Assistants and Healthcare Professionals.  The course is also relevant for Health and Social Care support workers, including those who work for nursing care homes, residential care homes and charities.

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Course Price:
£15.00 + VAT

Try Module 1 For Free Before You Buy

If you are an employer looking to book a course for your team, we offer bulk discounts for 10 or more courses.
We offer various pricing options dependent on quantity .
We are also able to mix and match courses as per your requirements to qualify for the bulk discounted rates.

Give us a call on 0800 158 8314 to discuss further.

COURSE MODULES

MODULE NUMBER MODULE DESCRIPTION % PASS
Module 1 Introduction to the course 70%
Module 2 Terminology Explained 70%
Module 3 The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing 70%
Module 4 Groups of medicines 70%
Module 5 Levels of support and routes of entry 70%
Module 6 Infection control and equipment for dispensing 70%
Module 7 Label Interpretation, record keeping and the 7 Rights 70%

System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Why Train With Us?

  • Free Try Before You Buy Option

    To ensure you are 100% happy with your investment, we are offering Module 1 for free so you can try before you buy.

  • Real Work Environments

    Videos are set in real life work environments which helps the learner to relate to the content more effectively

  • Learn In Your Own Time

    Once you have downloaded the course, you have 24/7 access to the materials and can study at your own pace.

  • Discounted Course Bundles Available

    Discounts available for 10 courses or more.  You have the option to “mix and match” courses and the discount is offered when bought at the same time.

  • Engaging and Interactive Content

    Live pictures, animated graphics, quiz style questions and the personality of the presenter form part of a very effective virtual learning environment.

  • Digital Certificates

    As soon as you have successfully completed the course, your digital Certificate will be immediately available to download and print.

  • 12 Months Access

    Once the course has been downloaded, you have access to the course and materials for 12 months

  • Choose From 91 Courses

    We offer courses in Business, Health & Safety, Health & Social Care, Fire Safety and Food Handling

  • Approved by Recognised Industry Bodies

    Courses are approved by OFQUAL, HSE, RoSPA, CPD, and other regulatory bodies and are updated every quarter to reflect changes in legislation

  • Subscription Service

    Generic Credit and Unlimited Usage Subscriptions are available if you are looking to train your whole team in different areas.

  • High Speed Download

    We have used specialist online video production methods allowing for extremely high quality, fast video download

  • Outstanding Customer Service

    Our dedicated support team are on hand to answer any queries you may have

Benefits of e-Learning

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective, which means that you can progress through the modules at your own pace and in your own time.

You have 24/7 access to the materials which are available to download on pc’s, laptops, tablets and smartphones, so you can easily fit the training in around your work and personal life. All you need is an internet connection.

You can have 3 attempts to retake any module you fail.

Once you have successfully completed the course, your digital certificate will be immediately available to download and print.

Single User Licence

Learners who are looking to study our Introduction  to the Safe Handling of Medicines course can purchase a single user licence for £25.00 + VAT.  Once you have made your payment online, you will instantly receive an email with your log-in details which will enable you to start the course immediately.  You will then have 12 months to complete the course in your own time, and at your own pace.

Single Course Price:
£25.00 + VAT

Bulk Discounts for Businesses & Employers

If you are an employer looking to book multiple courses for your team or your workforce, we offer bulk discounts for 10 or more courses/licences. In order to save you money, we have 2 options available – “Generic Credit Business Account” and “Annual Subscription Unlimited Usage Account”. Both of these options will give you access to our Learning Management System (LMS) where you can allocate usernames and passwords, assign courses, track progress and benefit from significant discounts.

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Generic Credit Option

If you are looking to purchase 10 courses or more, you are able to open a Bulk Purchase Business Account with us, where we can assign large quantities of generic credit to your account. This will give you the opportunity to predict how much training you will need in the future and purchase this upfront. In return you will be rewarded with lower prices and a more flexible solution giving you unlimited access to the full suite of courses while you are in credit with us. We currently have 93 courses available, with new courses coming online all the time.

You will also have full access to our Learning Management System (LMS) where you will have the flexibility to assign courses to your staff, with the ability to monitor their progress and view when a course has been completed. You don’t need to know now what courses you need or when you will need them, the credit is generic so can be used against any course at any time, and what’s more, it never expires. Once your credit amount has been used, you can simply top up your account with additional funds, as required.

Generic Credit

Benefits

  • Lower prices
  • More flexible solution
  • Ability to "mix & match" from full suite of courses
  • Ability to monitor progress of staff via our LMS
  • Decide which courses you need as you go along
  • Easy "top up" facility for more credit

Annual Subscription for Unlimited Usage

Unlimited Usage Subscriptions are also available, so your employees can have unlimited usage of all our course titles, giving you piece of mind knowing all your training needs and compliance are covered with a single monthly payment. In terms of discounts, this is the most "attractive" option as you can make savings of around 80-90% off the regular price of a single licence. The price is determined by the number of employees within your organisation that will require access to the training, and is shown in the table below.Again, you will have full access to our LMS system, where you can allocate usernames and passwords to your staff and give them access to any course they require. Every member of your team or workforce will have unlimited access to the system, and will have the option to complete all 93 courses available, and this number will increase over time as we are continually adding new titles to our portfolio.

Benefits

  • Significantly discounted prices (average 80/90%)
  • Unlimited access to all courses for every member of staff
  • Make either 1 easy payment in advance or split your payments over 12 months
  • Ability to monitor progress of staff via our LMS
  • Decide which courses you need as you go along

Monthly Subscription Charges Based on the Number of Users

Users Monthly Cost Per User/Month
Based On Max users Per Level.
0-10 £150 £15.00
11-25 £250 £10.00
26-50 £350 £7.00
51-100 £450 £4.50
100-150 £600 £4.00
150-250 £800 £3.20
Users Monthly Cost Per User/Month
Based On Max users Per Level.
251-500 £1,200 £2.40
501-750 £1,500 £2.00
751-1000 £1,900 £1.90
1001-2500 £3,400 £1.40
2501-5000 £4,500 £0.90
Note: A "one off" set up fee may apply. Please ask for details.

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