HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
The unit HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication gives the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide medication assistance, and complete medication documentation. It also involves supporting a client to self-administer medication. This unit applies to community services and health workers with authority in their state or territory to assist with the administration of medication. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.
UNIT BEING DELIVERED
The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.
- HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au
We run our classes at the
- Safe Act, 54 Cessnock Rd, Weston NSW 2326
- Club Kotara, 2 Howell St, Kotara NSW 2289
- Bull ‘N Bush Hotel, 37 Ferodale Rd, Medowie NSW 2318
- Merriwa CWA Hall, 159 Bettington St. Merriwa NSW 2329
- or in the workplace
COURSE DURATION (FACE TO FACE)
- Face to Face – 14 hours (minimum) – full face to face course
WORK PLACEMENT ARRANGEMENTS
No work placement will be required as part of this course.
LEARNERS RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND SUPPORT, INCLUDING COMPLAINTS
Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website https://www.allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook.aspx for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.
COURSE FEES AND PAYMENTS
Cost: $495 per person
Cost: Group Charge – $2400 (up to 6 participants)
- Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.
- Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.
PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.
No specific entry requirements for this course however it is recommended for those working in the disability sector or aged care.
WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
- Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenario:
- Assisting in the administration of medications to at least 5 different clients according to their care plans
- with at least 5 different types of medications
- used at least 3 different modes of administration
- consistently adhering to procedures and regulatory requirements for assisting with medication
- Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.