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Course Overview

This course aims to equip participants with necessary knowledge to handle and use medications safely to avoid medication-related risks which may arise from poor organization, storage and use of medications.

Who Should Attend

Individuals interested in taking medications safely and managing medication use. Also for care givers of persons taking medications regularly.

What You'll Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to:


  1. Describe the roles of physician, pharmacist and self for health.

  2. Describe the medicine label.

  3. Describe the proper use of various dosage forms.

  4. Explain proper storage and disposal of medicine (at home and for travel).

  5. Describe best practices to measure doses, use pill-reminders and use medicine records to obtain supply and follow health-related appointments.



Mode of Assessment


MCQs, reflection, Q&A










Participants will receive an electronic Certificate of Completion issued by Temasek Polytechnic upon completion of each MLC.

For more information on course fee / schedule, or to apply,


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Course Contact

If you have any enquiries, please contact us below or submit an enquiry form here
  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 109

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.