Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines Online Course (CPD Accredited)

Compliant 1-hour video-learning course. Get certified at your own pace. 24/7 access.

Grays Medic Training Services


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£22 inc VAT (was £24)
Offer ends 04 April 2020
Study method
Online, self-paced
1 Hour
No formal qualification
1 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price

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The Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines Online Training Course aims to provide basic knowledge and understanding when managing medicines, and to ensure they are dispensed, stored and administered in a safe and secure manner.

Note: This is a video course with a high-quality combination of up to date content, animation and presentation which contributes to a better retention of knowledge, whilst keep you interested and engaged. Please keep this in mind when you compare with other online courses in the market.


1 CPD points / hours
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service


The course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more.


  • Introduction to safe Handling Medicines
  • The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing
  • Levels of support and routes of entry
  • Infection Control and equipment for dispensing
  • Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights

On successful completion of the course you will obtain a certificate. The Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines course is accredited by the CPD Certification Service.

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone responsible for handling or administering medicines in care or education settings: school staff, care support workers, healthcare assistants, care assistants, social care workers, senior carers, care managers .
  • People wishing to develop knowledge and understanding to enable them to handle medicines safely and efficiently.


This course does not required a previous qualification.

System requirement.

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

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