HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

The unit HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide medication assistance to a variety of clients and to support a client to self-administer their medication using the relevant mode of administration.  It also involves reading, understanding and accurately completing medication documentation such as care plans and medical charts after administration of medication.

Participants will learn about the importance of checking and confirming the care plan and details, client identity, correct medication including expiry dates, dosage instructions, correct dosage.  And conducting pre and post administration client checks, cleaning equipment, disposal and storage of medications according to organisation procedures.

The skills in this course apply to community services and health workers with authority in their state or territory to assist with the administration of medication and must be used 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

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LOCATION:

We run our classes at the

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

This course the “Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training RTO 90909” by Safe Act Pty Ltd

Assist clients with medication

ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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?

Assessment Activities

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.

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