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Course Name
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

Course Delivery
Blended – Self-paced, Online learning modules + in person training and assessment

Course length
3 Hours (Face-to-Face training session)

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Medication Administration Course

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication is the perfect course to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to provide their patients medication, complete medication documentation and support their clients in self-administering medication.

When you complete this course you’ll have learnt a range of important skills in medication administration, including how to check care plans, ensure the right medication is given, and hygienically use and clean medication equipment. Not only that, but participants will also experience unprecedented levels of compassion and dignity perfect for those wanting to work in the healthcare industry.

This course is excellent for anyone looking to enter the healthcare industry for a new career. Healthcare professionals seeking upskilling or professional development opportunities, NDIS providers or carers, or disability workers will also benefit greatly from completing this medication administration course.

The comprehensive nature of this medication administration training will help individuals applying for entry level positions in health care services, community services, personal caregiver roles, or enrolled or registered nurses.

At Sunshine Coast First Aid Courses, HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication is offered as a blended delivery course, mixing online and hands-on training. Enrol today to start learning crucial skills for medication administration as soon as you can.

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Medication Administration Course Overview

For $199, our all-encompassing medication administration course equips individuals with the essential skills, practical experiences, and thorough knowledge required to carefully handle medication and administer it to their clients both effectively and safely.

Through a blended combination of at-home and in-person learning you’ll learn to address medical errors, prevent and mitigate infections, the responsibilities and requirements behind medication documentation, the use and proper cleaning of medication equipment such as a webster pack, and much more.

Career Opportunities

Sunshine Coast First Aid Courses is a registered training organisation, so on your successful completion of our medication administration course we will award you with  the nationally recognised certification – HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

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

From then on you’ll be in a newly unmatched position to begin a healthcare career with in 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 help you acquire vital medication knowledge through  self paced online learning. During the practical medication administration training portion you’ll also gain crucial real-world skills to safely administer medication to clients which will then be followed by a competency assessment to wrap up your course.  

Among the new skills and experience you’ll have developed by the completion  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

This medication administration course is presented to students through a blend of theory and practical learning conducted across self-paced online study followed by three hours of in-person practical training. The duration of the course is primarily dictated by the pace of your self-guided learning. This means you have the potential to complete your medication training course in only a single day, it all depends on you.

The in-person portion of your medication administration training can take place at our premier Sunshine Coast training venue located at Suite 7, 137-141 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba.

Entry Requirements

There are no academic requirements to attend one of our  medication administration courses. All attendees need to attend are basic literacy and numeracy skills, and the physical capability to interact with clients to provide them medication, operate medication equipment and to correctly store medication equipment after using it.

Students will also require their own  device with an internet connection to complete the at-home eLearning and theoretical portions of their medication administration training.

Same Day Certifications

Upon the successful completion of our medication administration training, you’ll be granted instant certification. Although the physical certificate will be delivered within 24 hours, you’ll gain immediate qualification to put your newfound expertise into action.

This swift validation of your skills enhances your self-assurance in applying your knowledge. Moreover, it empowers you to seek healthcare job opportunities or advance your career promptly and efficiently.

Course Fees

The medication administration course consists of a single upfront payment of $199.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Upon successfully completing this course, you’ll acquire the skills to safely administer medication to clients or support them in self-administering medication. Additionally, you’ll learn how to complete medication documentation accurately and properly store and discard medication and related equipment.

The theoretical part of the course, which is self-paced, can be completed online from the comfort of your home. However, the mandatory practical component must be conducted in-person at our Sunshine Coast training venue with a trainer.

The in-person practical training session lasts around three hours. However, you have the flexibility to complete the online portion at your own pace.

Holding this qualification will make you eligible for entry-level healthcare positions, including healthcare services, community services, NDIS services, becoming an enrolled or registered nurse, or even pursuing a role as a personal caregiver.

Absolutely, as HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication is a nationally recognized qualification, it’s valid throughout Australia.

No prior academic or practical experience is required to apply for this qualification.

While this course focuses specifically on medication administration, it doesn’t encompass first aid training. However, obtaining a first aid qualification alongside it broadens your career opportunities in the healthcare sector.

Certainly, this course is an excellent opportunity for individuals entering the healthcare industry, and it also provides avenues for personal and professional growth for those already employed in this field. It’s recommended to check with your employer, as it may fulfil any professional development requirements within your workplace.