UNIT 1: Understand medication and prescriptions
UNIT 2: Supply, storage and disposal of medication
UNIT 3:Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medication
UNIT 4:Record Keeping and Audit Process for Medication
For further information about the course specification please visit the awarding body’s web site www.ncfe.or.uk
and search using the following code 501/0037/3 or follow this link
Although there are no formal entry requirements for this course due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent.
If you are unsure of your level of literacy please read the attached instructions to undertake a literacy assessment on line.
This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete.Instructions are available here
and Link to www.learnmyway.com.
This course is ideal for anyone who works in the Health Care or Adult Social Care sectors or anyone who handles medicines in a caring role.
Each candidate is required to give written responses to a work booklet either handwritten or to complete the booklet using an electronic template.
You will be required to submit 2 assessments each taking 6 weeks to complete.
It is important when applying for this course that you confirm that you have access to workplace policies and procedures as some of the assessment questions relate directly to a care setting.eg
- Identify who writes prescriptions for the people to whom you provide care.
- Look at your workplace policy and explain the responsibilities of the person who has the authority to receive medication within your workplace