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Professional Development for Health and Social Care

Open Study College
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899 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

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Part I:NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines

Qualification Number: 501/0037/3

Unit 1: Understand Medication and Prescriptions

(Y/601/9571, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 23 Hours; Credits: 3)

  • Use of different types of medication
  • Understand how medicines are classified
  • Legislation and guidelines related to medication
  • The roles of self and others in the medication process
  • Accessing information about medication

Unit 2: Supply, Storage and Disposal of Medication

(K/601/9574, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 24 Hours; Credits 3)

  • How medicines are supplied and obtained
  • Requirements for storing medication
  • Requirements for the safe disposal of medication

Unit 3: Understand the Requirements for the Safe Administration of Medication

(T/601/9576, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 39 Hours; Credits 4)

  • Legislation and guidance in relation to administration of medicine
  • Preparation to be taken prior to administering medication
  • How medication is administered safely and in a way that meets individual needs
  • Supporting individuals to administer their own medication
  • The procedures to follow when there are problems with the administration of medication
  • Monitoring the effects of medication

Unit 4: Record-keeping and Audit Processes for Medication, Administration and Storage

(F/601/9578, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 24 Hours; Credits 3)

  • Audit process in relation to medication transactions and stock levels
  • How information is recorded, and confidentiality maintained
  • Own role in relation to accountability and responsibility
  • The importance of safeguarding individuals in relation to medication use

Part II: CACHE Level 2 Award in Awareness of End of Life Care

Course Qualification Number: 600/4893/1

Unit 1: Understand how to work in end of life care

(A/503/8085, Unit Level 2; GLH; 28; Credits 3)

  • Know different perspectives on death and dying
  • Understand the aims, principles and policies of end of life care
  • Understand factors regarding communication in end of life care
  • Know how to access the range of support services available to individuals and others
  • Identify the potential barriers an individual may face when accessing end of life care
  • Define local and national policy and guidance for care after death

Part III: CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Prevention and Control of Infection

Unit 1: The principles of infection prevention and control

(L/501/6737 Unit Level 2; GLH; 30; Credits 3)

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Legislation and policies
  • Systems and procedures
  • Risk assessment
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Good personal hygiene in the prevention
  • Control of infections

Unit 2: Causes and spread of infection

(H/501/7103 Unit Level 2; GLH; 20; Credits 2)

  • Bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites
  • Common illnesses and infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites
  • Infection and colonisation
  • Systemic infection
  • Localised infection
  • Poor practices
  • Transmission of infection
  • Growth of microorganisms
  • Infective agents
  • Common sources of infection
  • Infective agents can be transmitted
  • Key factors

Unit 3: Cleaning, decontamination and waste management

(R/501/6738 Unit Level 2; GLH; 20; Credits 2)

  • Environmental cleaning
  • Cleaning schedules
  • Correct management
  • National policy
  • Decontamination process
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Risks
  • Cleaning and storing equipment
  • Different categories of waste
  • Dealing with waste safely

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99.90 totalling 999

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