Thanks to our friends at Fab Training, Yorkshires premier first aid training company we are now able to offer this regulated and
nationally recognised qualification from Qualsafe which develops a learner’s knowledge and understanding of safe administration and handling of medication.
This qualification has been specifically designed for those working within a health and social care setting, such as support workers or care workers, and have a responsibility for the safe handling and administration of medication. This qualification is also perfect for those looking to refresh their knowledge.
Over this one-day course, learners will gain an understanding of the safe handling and administration of medication, understanding the benefits and risks of taking and/or not taking medication, legislation and guidance for the safe handling and administration of medication, requirements for patient confidentiality, common types of medication, different legal classifications of medication, different routes for the administration of medicines, roles and responsibilities in the use of medication, preparation, storage and safe disposal of medication, the requirements for recording the use of medication, and much more.
For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.
This course is assessed by a multiple choice question paper where you must achieve 14 correct answers from 20 in a 30 minute period.
Successful learners will receive a QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Safe Handling and Administration of Medication (RQF) Certificate within 21 days of completion.
Open courses are inclusive of tuition, certification and a course handbook. Free follow up support will also be available from your tutor.
Group bookings for 6 or more are available on demand either at our centre or at your premises from as little as £45 per person. Please contact us for a quote.