From $70 per person
The course applies to individuals working in various care and support roles in the community and health services industry who wish to develop skills in supporting people to self-administer medication and completing medication documentation.
The course content has been guided by the WA HACC Program’s Medication Policy Framework and Guidelines.
The Disability sector considers refresher training every 3 years as best practice; however, it is not legislated. Refresher training would generally consist of a shorter course covering recent changes in medication policy, procedure and best practice and may include a review of competency.
The following units will be included in your certificate:
Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.
Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
Practical scenarios :
- Scenario 1 – Provide assistance with medication – Eye Drops
- Scenario 2 – Provide assistance with medication – Tablets
- Incident Report Forms
- Medication Administration Forms
Theory assessment - A written assessment consisting of short-answer and multiple-choice questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.