CPD Approved

Safe Handling of Medication Course Description

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medication 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.

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)

Price: £25.00 (+VAT)

Target Audience

This course is a great introduction to the safe handling of medicine and is well suited for anyone who has an interest in medicine.


This course will give information about Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights among other things.

Further Progression to Safe Handling of Medication

We offer other medical courses that would be perfect for someone who also has this course.

Module NumberModule NamePass % Required
1Introduction to the course70
2Terminology explained70
3The roles of those involved, legislation and
4Groups of medicines70
5Levels of support and routes of entry70
6Infection Control and equipment for
7Label interpretation, record keeping and The
Seven Rights

Recommended System Requirements

Browser: Up to date web browser
Video: Up to date video drivers
Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)