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Best Practice Medical Waste Management Course

2 hours / £35 per learner (Excluding VAT)
Rio Learn’s RCN (Royal College of Nursing) accredited Best Practice Medical Waste Management training course is the next step on from our Introduction to Healthcare Waste Management course.

This course is designed to continue your learning in managing medical waste in hospitals, care homes and other scenarios, and is recommended for doctors, nurses, carers and paramedics to help them brush up on their current knowledge and expand their knowledge further.

This course is ideal for hospitals, care homes, veterinary clinics, and dentists in the public and private sectors that are in need of training or retraining of staff, or simply wish to expand their knowledge base with the latest in medical waste management.

*If you are new to Rio, you will be directed to our Rio platform where you will need to complete one form to register before purchasing the course. If you are already an Engage user, you will be directed straight to the shopping cart. For all other users, please contact your System Administrator.

Best Practice Medical Waste Management Course Overview

Learning Outcomes 

Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • Have a much deeper and comprehensive understanding of best practice healthcare waste management
  • Be extremely confident when handling legalities around healthcare waste

There are no assessments for this course.

Course length

This course takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

Is this an online or on-site course?

This course is solely available through the Rio Engage platform, which can be accessed at any time.

The Royal College of Nursing and Rio Learn

Nurses, midwives and nursing support workers are all represented through the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), the world’s largest nursing professional body and union for nursing and midwifery students. Continued personal development is vital within the healthcare industry, and the Royal College of Nursing puts it at the forefront of their agenda, acting as a leading educational institution with widely recognised accredited courses.

Rio Learn acts as an RCN training hub for the duration of this medical waste management course, offering support through the Rio Engage platform through a dedicated course tutor.

This 2 hour course offers a much deeper understanding of medical waste, especially in regard to hospital work, pharmacists, dentists and veterinarians. This course is a direct follow-up to our Introduction to Healthcare Waste course, which we recommend completing first if you are new to the healthcare industry.

Working with Rio

Rio are the experts in all things ESG and sustainability. As such, we offer expert consulting for any business or organisation looking to improve their environmental impact, and provide an ESG software platform to help you manage, analyse and report upon your efforts.

Contact Us

If you have any other questions regarding this course, please reach out to our team, who will be happy to answer any queries.