Safe Handling of Medicines- CPD Certified

Safe Handling of Medicines- CPD Certified



If you’re looking to take your first steps in a career in the medical industry, knowing the correct procedures for handling medicines is essential. Professions such as pharmacy technicians and registered nurses involve medicine administration responsibilities that must be carried out with expert care. The Safe Handling of Medicines- CPD Certified course is a practical training course for those who wish to gain a deeper understanding of medicine safe handling best practice.

You will learn about the law, legislation and regulations surrounding the handling of medicines, covering key topics such as infection control procedures, the correct use of medical equipment and how to read medicine labels. The course also explores the different types of medicines and key medical terminology.

Highlights of the Safe Handling of Medicines- CPD Certified :

  • Fast track your medical career online with an accredited qualification 
  • Develop your knowledge of basic medical terminology and grow your professional vocabulary
  • Understand the law and regulations surrounding the licensing of medicines
  • Learn about the classification and categories of medicines 
  • Know how to use medical equipment correctly and understand infection control procedures
  • Explore various career routes and understand the levels of support in the medical industry
  • Learn how to read medicine labels and familiarise with the seven rights of medication administration
  • Understand the procedures for obtaining, storing, administering and disposing of medication

Please note: This course only gives you the theoretical knowledge that you need to excel in this field. This Safe Handling of Medicines- CPD Certified doesn’t entitle you to practise as a professional in this specific field.

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials


We offer fully-accredited online courses and comprehensive training on necessary skills and knowledge, so you can get ahead in your professional life.


Upon successful completion of your course, you’ll receive an instant e-certificate. You can receive printed certificates by post (with a shipping cost of £3.99) if you want which will be delivered right to your doorstep.
There’s no expiry date of any sort for our certificates, but we recommend that you renew them every 12 months for up-to-date information and credibility in this competitive job market.

Who is this Safe Handling of Medicines course for?

This course is for aspiring medical professionals and those who are new to the field who wish to gain a deeper understanding of best practice procedures for the safe handling of medicines. To provide you with ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 20/30 hours, with the freedom to study at your own pace.

Career Path

This Safe Handling of Medicines- CPD Certified will help you gain all the necessary theoretical knowledge to excel in the relevant field. Enrol on our course now and get started on the journey of taking your career to the next level.

Course Curriculum

Safe Handling of Medicines- CPD Certified
Safe Handling of Medicines- CPD Certified 01:00:00
Module 1: Introduction to the course
Module 2: Terminology explained
Module 3: The roles, legislation and licensing
Module 4: Groups of medicines
Module 5: Levels of support and routes of entry
Module 6: Infection Control and Equipment
Module 7: Label interpretation and The Seven Rights



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