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Assisting Clients with Medication : Face-to-Face Training

Assisting Clients with Medication : Face-to-Face Training


Overview/Content
Our Assisting Clients with Medication Training Course provides disability support workers with the essential knowledge and skills to understand some medicines and ways in which they can be taken. The program also includes general side effects of common medications and how to manage medication incidents.
Support workers will learn how to safely assist clients to use a dose administration aid (DAA) and will also complete a problem-solving exercise and complete a workplace medication incident report form.

We are currently only offering public training for this program through our live virtual classroom. Public dates are located below but course content varies to the face-to-face training. Please refer to our course 'Assisting Clients with Medication : Live Virtual Classroom Training' for content variations.

Learning Objectives
Safely assist a client to use a dose administration aid (DAA)
Recognise and identify 2 medication errors from a medication chart
Document a medication incident

Delivery Mode
Face-to-Face Training : 3 hours and 30 minutes

Qualification Issued
Assisting Clients with Medication : Face-to-Face Training

More About This Course
Our Health Care programs are only ever conducted by either a nurse or a paramedic. There can be no better trainer than one who has "lived" the experience. As a trusted health professional, they will teach the 'why' of your course and are committed to your learning. This program provides support workers with the essential knowledge and skills to understand medicines and ways in which they can be taken.
Some of the topics in our Assisting Clients with Medication Training Course include:

  • Understanding the role of medicines

  • Duty of care relating to medications and the roles and responsibilities of the support worker

  • Overview the schedule of medicines and its relevance to support workers assisting clients with medications

  • Managing medications safely

  • Side effects and adverse reactions

  • Using dose administration aids

  • Recognising and responding to medication incidents

  • Understanding the importance of documentation and the recording and reporting process







Public Dates

LocationCourse TitleTraining BeginsSeats LeftPrice
AUD
(ex GST)
 
Zoom Trainer 9

Zoom Trainer 9

Assisting Clients with Medication : Live Virtual Classroom Training
Pathway: 3 hours live virtual classroom training
Wed, 28 Apr 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm
12152.90
Zoom Trainer 10

Zoom Trainer 10

Assisting Clients with Medication : Live Virtual Classroom Training
Pathway: 3 hours live virtual classroom training
Thu, 3 Jun 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm
6152.90
Zoom Trainer 9

Zoom Trainer 9

Assisting Clients with Medication : Live Virtual Classroom Training
Pathway: 3 hours live virtual classroom training
Mon, 2 Aug 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm
15152.90
Zoom Trainer 9

Zoom Trainer 9

Assisting Clients with Medication : Live Virtual Classroom Training
Pathway: 3 hours live virtual classroom training
Thu, 7 Oct 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm
15152.90
 
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  • Jenny O’Farrell
  • Head of Learning & Development
  • Disability Services Australia
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