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HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

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Course Delivery

Blended - Self-paced, online learning + In person, practical training and assessment

Course Duration

3 hour (In Person Training)

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Medication Administration Course

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication gives graduating students the skills and knowledge needed to provide their patients with their medication, to accurately complete medication documentation and to support their clients in self-administering their own medication.

This course will help you learn a range of important skills related to medication administration, including how to check care plans, how to ensure medication is given correctly, and how to use and clean medication equipment. Not to mention, students completing this course will experience new heights of compassion and dignity which they’ll require to work in the healthcare industry.

This is an ideal training  course for anyone who wants to work in the healthcare industry. Healthcare professionals who are seeking professional development opportunities, NDIS providers or carers, and disability workers will all also find great potential to boost their careers from completing this medication administration course. 

This comprehensive education of your medication administration training will help when it comes to applying for entry level positions in health care services, community services, personal caregiver roles, or as an enrolled or registered nurse.

At First Aid Pro, the course for HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication is delivered through  a blend of online and hands-on training. Enrol today to start learning crucial skills for medication administration.

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Medication Administration Course Overview

For $249, this  comprehensive training course equips students with an in-depth range of skills, practical experience, and  knowledge required to handle all medication administration tasks.

Through a combination of at-home and in-person learning and training sessions you’ll learn how to address medical errors, control and prevent infections, understand the requirements of medication documentation, properly use and clean medication equipment such as a webster pack, and much more.

Career Opportunities

First Aid Pro is a registered training organisation. Which means that when you successfully complete your medication administration course you’ll receive the nationally recognised certification – HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

You can expect to receive your medication administration certificate within 24 hours of completing your in-person practical training component.

After which you will be in an excellent position to start any of the following entry-level roles:

  • Healthcare services
  • Disability services
  • NDIS services
  • Community services
  • Enrolled or registered nurse
  • Personal caregiver
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What You’ll Learn

Our medication administration course will provide you with  vital knowledge through the self paced online learning you complete at home. During the practical medication administration training you’ll learn key real-world skills to administer medication which you’ll demonstrate with a competency assessment to complete your course.  

Among the new range of skills you’ll have at the end of your course, you will be able to:

  • Understand your responsibilities, including regulations and any organisational guidelines behind safely administering medication to clients.
  • Prepare the administration of medication by complying with infection prevention and control procedures.
  • Understand various medication terminologies, shorthand terms, abbreviations, acronyms, and jargon.
  • Be conscious of the different types of medications and the different handling and administration techniques behind each.
  • Instruct and support clients in self-administering medication.
  • Complete medication documentation and records including but not limited to a medication log.
  • Safely use medication facilities and a variety of medication equipment.
  • Manage medication schedules to ensure correct dosages are taken at correct times, by the correct person, and in the correct manner
  • Comply with Workplace health and safety.
  • Safely and correctly store medications when not in use and replenish stock when needed
  • Establish a medication agreement with clients.
  • Handle medication contingencies such as out of date medication or adverse patient reactions by appropriately recording, reporting, and responding to the event.
  • Understand your clients’ specific medication needs, and recognise any behavioural or physical changes which could impact how their medication affects them.
  • Carry out your duties with confidence, care, and compassion.
  • Understand the 7 rights of medication administration
  • Hygienically dispose of medication waste, and clean and store medication equipment.

Course Delivery

The medication administration course is provided through a blend of theory learning and practical training conducted across self-paced online learning at home followed by three hours of in-person practice. How long it takes you to complete the course is up to you, but the sooner you complete the self-guided portion, the sooner you can begin the in-person training. 

The in-person portion of your medication administration training will take place at 212 Adelaide Road.

Course Fees

The medication administration course consists of a single upfront payment of $249.

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Entry Requirements:

There are almost no requirements for someone to attend a medication administration course. At minimum, all attendees for this course must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills, and the physical capability to engage with their clients and provide them with medication, operate medication equipment and to store equipment correctly between uses.

Attendees will also need to have a computer or any other  device with an internet connection to complete the at-home eLearning and theoretical portions of their training.

Same Day Certification

When students successfully complete our medication administration training they will receive same day certification of their skills. While graduates can expect to receive the actual, physical certificate within a 24 hour period, they will be immediately eligible to utilise the experience they’ve gained.

The immediate validation of skills increases students’ and employers’ confidence in the new knowledge course attendees unlock. It also means students are able to apply for jobs in healthcare or progress in their career as soon as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Upon the completion of this course you’ll be able to safely provide medication to clients or assist them in self-administering medication, complete medication documentation, and store and dispose of medication and related equipment correctly.

While the self-paced theoretical portion of this course is completed online from the comfort of your home, the mandatory practical component must be completed in person with a trainer.

The in-person practical training element takes three hours to complete. However, the online portion is self-paced and can be completed at your own leisure.

With this qualification you’ll be open to join entry-level healthcare positions such as healthcare services, community services, NDIS services, an enrolled or registered nurse, or even a personal caregiver.

As a nationally recognised qualification, HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication can be used anywhere in Australia.

As a nationally recognised qualification, HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication can be used anywhere in Australia.

No, there’s no previous academic or practical experience required to apply for this qualification.

Medication administration and first aid are separate disciplines, and so first aid training is not included as part of this course. However, obtaining a first aid qualification as well will afford you the best and widest range of opportunities if you are looking to begin a career in healthcare.

Yes. While this course is a great opportunity for those looking to begin a career in the healthcare industry, it also offers the potential for personal and professional advancement for those who are already employed in this field. Check with your employer, as it may satisfy any professional development activities in your workplace.