Assist Clients with Medication

Duration

8 weeks, 2 evenings per week

Schedule

Please refer to the dates tab on our website

Wednesday & Thursday evenings for 8 weeks

NOTE: You must complete a compulsary pre-training review before attending class

Prerequisites

Enrolment Requirements:

- You must complete a compulsary pre-training review before attending class.

Prior to your enrolment a pre-training review will be conducted with you to confirm that the course you are seeking to enrol into meets your individual needs. The link will be emailed to you upon your booking. Failure to complete the pre-training review before class will incur a $20 administration fee for a booking cancellation or transfer.

- You must have a Unique Student Identifier number to enrol

- Photo identification (including your date of birth) must be provided at the training

What You Learn

How to prepare and provide medication assistance

How to complete medication documentation

Handling medication contingencies

What You Get

Upon successful completion, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following units:

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

HLTAAP001 Recognise health body systems

The skills to support a client to self-administer medication.

Materials to Bring

Pen and notepaper

Photo identification

Dress Code

Neat casual

Dates

Date
Location
Places Remaining
Date 30 Aug 05:00 PM to 02 Nov 09:00 PM
Location
South West TAFE - Warrnambool Campus, 197/202 Timor St, Warrnambool VIC 3280, Australia
Places Remaining
15

Description

Are you currently working in the community services and health sector and require to skills to assist with the administration of medication?

This course will give you the relevant knowledge required to Assist Clients with Medication. You will gain the skills to complete medication documentation and support a client to self-administer medication.

This course applies to workers in the community services and health sector to assist with the administration of medication. Completion of this course does NOT qualify the person to be medication endorsed, only to assist with the administration of medication.

Content:

  • Preparing to assist with medication
  • Preparing the client for assistance with administration of medication
  • Handling medication contingencies
  • How to complete medication distribution and documentation
  • Supporting clients with administration of medication

Assessment:

Participants will be required to undertake assessment within a workplace over 2 x 3 hour periods. Unpaid placement can be arranged by South West TAFE if required.

Pre-training Review

You must complete a compulsary pre-training review before attending class.

Prior to your enrolment a pre-training review will be conducted with you to confirm that the course you are seeking to enrol into meets your individual needs. The link will be emailed to you upon your booking. Failure to complete will incur a $20 administration fee for a booking cancellation or transfer.

Accreditation:

Upon sucessful completion, you will be provided with a Statement of Attainment for the following units:

  • HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours
  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team
  • Koorie Liaison Officer
  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs
  • Library and Research Centre
  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery
  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy