HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication

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 HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication

Course Description

The course applies to individuals working in the health and community services sectors such as Aged Care Workers, Community Care Workers, Disability Support Workers, Personal Care Workers and Respite Care Workers who wish to develop the knowledge and skills in supporting people to self-administer medication and complete medication documentation, according to the relevant Federal and state/territory legislation, regulations, codes or practice and workplace policies and procedures.

Students will also develop an understanding of the various forms of medication, the different modes medication can be administered as well as the characteristics of several commonly used medications, including both prescribed and over the counter medication.  In addition, students will assist with providing medication using at least five (5) different types of medications and at least three (3) different modes of administration as well as complete associated medication documentation.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) recommends Medication Management training is refreshed annually to stay current with policies, procedures and techniques.

Important Information Prior to Enrolment

Unit Being Delivered

With successful completion of this course you will receive a Nationally Recognised Certificate for:

  • HLTHPS006 – Assist clients with medication

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered onsite at your workplace. Please provide enough chairs for each participant, tables/desks would be prefered but not essential.

Entry Requirements

An individual undertaking this course with Allens Training Pty Ltd will need to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

  • Physical capability to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills
  • Numeracy skills to calculate and check correct dosage of medication, expiry dates and client information including basic calculations of ratios and volume
  • Reading skills to correctly check and interpret client information and dosage instructions
  • Language skills to appropriately greet and converse with clients to explain medication requirements and obtain client consent

Online study options: students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online studies.

Assessment Activities

Practical scenarios: 

  • Scenario 1 – Provide assistance with medication – Asthma
  • Scenario 2 – Provide assistance with medication – Anaphylaxis
  • Scenario 3 – Provide assistance with medication – PRN Liquid Paracetamol
  • Scenario 4 – Provide assistance with medication – Eye Drops
  • Scenario 5 – Provide assistance with medication – Tablets

Documentation – The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:

  • Incident Report Forms
  • Medication Administration Forms

Theory assessment –   A written assessment consisting of short answer and multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

Course Duration

Express – Online precourse work with 2 hour face to face session – $450 per person (GST inclusive)

Course Fees and Payments

Express Course – $450 per participant (GST inclusive)

 

  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook)
  • Payment terms – Payment for individual participants in upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and Resus Ready First Aid Training
Assessment Requirements

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

Certificate Renewal Requirements

This certificate does not require renewal however the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) recommends Medication Management training is refreshed annually to stay current with policies, procedures and techniques.

Learning 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 allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Delivery Options For Onsite Workplace Training 

Express – Online precourse work followed by 2 hour face to face session

$450 per person (GST inclusive)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does my workplace need to provide for onsite Training?

I will provide all the training and assessment equipment required to deliver this course.

I will just request you provide enough chairs for each of the participants. Tables/desks would be great but not essential.

Is there a minimum number of participants required for a group booking?

I require a minimum of 6 participant to run an onsite workplace group training session

Is there a maximum number of participants allowed in a group booking?

I can train a maximum of 10 participants at a time. If the training the maximum amount of participants then additional time may be required depending on the group.

What type of workers would benifit from the HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication course?

The HLTHPS Assist Clients with Medication course applies to individuals working in the health and community services sectors such as Aged Care Workers, Community Care Workers, Disability Support Workers, Personal Care Workers and Respite Care Workers who wish to develop the knowledge and skills in supporting people to self-administer medication and complete medication documentation, according to the relevant Federal and state/territory legislation, regulations, codes or practice and workplace policies and procedures.

Is this course Nationally Recognised?

Yes that is correct. With successful completion of the First Aid course you will receive Nationally Recognised Certificates for

  • HLTHPS006 – Assist clients with medication
What is a USI and how do I find my USI ?

A USI is your Unique Student Identification number. This is issued by the Government and you keep it for life. If you have completed any VET training such at HLTAID011 Provide First Aid or other Nationally Recognised courses then you will likely already have a USI.

Your USI contains all your Nationally Recognised Training records from Janurary 1st 2015 onwards.

To create a USI you can simply go to www.usi.gov.au and click "create a USI" then follow the prompts

If you need to find your USI you can go to www.usi.gov.au/students/find-your-usi and click "find your USI" then follow the prompts.

 

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