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OVERVIEW

This short course is designed for support workers (or equivalent) who require the skills and knowledge necessary to confidently prepare and provide medication assistance and complete medication documentation. This short course also involves supporting a client to self-administer medication.  It is best suited to support workers who are employed or who are otherwise able to demonstrate competency in a suitable workplace.

The short course is offered in a blended delivery mode.  Participants complete theoretical knowledge in a self-paced mode, followed by 8 hours of clinical simulation and practice and an assessment with our qualified Assessor in your workplace.

The skills in this unit are applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

INTAKES

Ongoing.  Please contact us at admissions@equals.edu.au to enquire.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This short course is best suited to support workers who are employed or who are otherwise able to demonstrate competency in a suitable workplace.

Participants must have access to a computer and internet access to complete this short course.

TYPICAL CONTENT

Prepare to assist with medication

Prepare the client for assistance with administration of medication

Support clients with administration of medication

Handle medication contingencies

Complete medication distribution and documentation

DOMESTIC ENROLMENTS
  • Tuition Fee (AUD): $445 (Group booking rates apply)

  • Amenities Fee (AUD): –

  • Duration: Self paced, 8 hours of simulation training + workplace assessment

  • Study Mode: Blended

  • Course Code: HLTHPS006

  • RPL: N/A

  • VET Student Loans
    Eligible:
     N/A

  • Resources Required: –

  • Qual Status: –
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