An accredited refresher course to update you on current procedures and guidance. Suitable for those who have already been trained.
Safe Handling of Medicines (Intermediate) Course: Distance Learning Workbook
A follow-on from the the OPUS Safe Handling of Medicines Foundation Course
About This Course
➔ For staff who have completed their foundation training and want to know more about the medicines they are administering, their side effects and areas of potential risk
➔ For senior staff who want to develop their skills and advance their learning
➔ For managers who want to update themselves on specific topics and evidence their continued learning
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- Course Information
What does the course include?
➔ What to look out for with specific medicines
➔ Common side effects of medicines
➔ Controlled Drugs – schedules, storage and recording requirements
➔ Managing dose changes
➔ Medicines handling for day trips
➔ Ordering and receiving medicines
➔ Common areas of risk with medicines
➔ Complementary and alternative medicines
This course is:
- Accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
- Developed by qualified Pharmacist trainers
- Compliant with CQC requirements
- Evidenced by a certificate of successful completion
Distance Learning Workbook*:£45 per workbook £40 per workbook for orders of 10 or more £30 per workbook for order of 100 or more *Prices excluding postage. No VAT charged.
- Paper copy Distance Learning Workbook
- Online assessment
- Immediate access to certificate
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Are Opus courses accredited?
“By being accredited as a Royal Pharmaceutical Society training provider, Opus Pharmacy Services has demonstrated that it meets our recognised quality standards and provides the benchmark for the healthcare teams it supports…”
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