Assist With Medication

This online theory course provides learners with the essential knowledge required to safely and effectively assist clients with medications and manage medication contingencies in the workplace.

120 minutes

$38.50 Incl GST -

Assist With Medication

This online theory course provides learners with the essential knowledge required to safely and effectively assist clients with medications and manage medication contingencies in the workplace.

120 minutes

$38.50 Incl GST

Safely and effectively assist clients with medications and manage medication contingencies in the workplace.

Essential for...

  • Disability support workers
  • Disability service providers

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Understand the legal framework that supports safe medications and the roles and responsibilities of those involved
  • Know basic medication terminology including abbreviations, naming conventions and instructions
  • Manage different forms of medications and how they are handled, administered and stored in the workplace
  • Identify the characteristics of commonly prescribed medications in the workplace
  • Identify the 10 rights of medication safety
  • Apply safe work practices when assisting with medications
  • Assist clients who self-administer their own medications
  • Manage medication incidents, contingencies, reporting and documentation requirements

Description

Please note this course is NOT a nationally recognised unit of competency. This course will provide learners with the essential knowledge required to safely prepare and effectively assist clients with medications, complete medication documentation and handle medication contingencies in the workplace. This online course is recommended for anyone who, as part of their work role, is required to assist clients with medications, complete medication documentation and handle medication contingencies in the workplace. Proudly distributed in partnership with Cerebral Palsy Alliance: Training Alliance.