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 Level 2 Award in The Safe Handling and Administration of Medications

This course has been designed to provide learners who are new in the health and social sector and require the underpinning knowledge to address the Skills for Health Common Induction Standards as well as to support learners with their professional development and to understand their roles and responsibilities in the workplace. 

This qualification allows learners to springboard onto the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines if they wish. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the aims and principles for the safe administration of medication. 

  • Understand the legislation and guidelines for the administration of medications.

  • Know the preparations and precautions to be taken prior to and after the administration of medication to a patient. 

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