HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication

The unit outlines the essential knowledge and skills required to help clients with medication. Learners are expected to self-administer medication. The unit applies to healthcare workers operating in wide-ranging community welfare facilities. The study redirects the real-life working environment where you will acquire industry-standard capabilities.

About HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication

The unit outlines the essential knowledge and skills required to help clients with medication. Learners are expected to self-administer medication. The unit applies to healthcare workers operating in wide-ranging community welfare facilities. The study redirects the real-life working environment where you will acquire industry-standard capabilities.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, however all students must:

  • Be 18 years or over
  • Have the physical capacity to work as an Individual support worker
  • Pass a National Police Clearance
  • Posses Literacy, Language and Numeracy Skills at ACFS level 3,

Course Structure

The unit comprises comprehensive information and skill-set to help learners outshine in the professional field. Here’s the course overview:

  • Prepare learners to guide and support clients by administering medication
  • Effectively manage medication contingencies
  • Document and complete medicine administration records as per the organization’s framework and governing requirements
  • Document any inconsistencies according to the right framework and protocols
  • Medication documentation & distribution
  • Complete the detailed incident report form
  • Formulate a comprehensive care plan for medication
  • Follow and implement infection precautionary and control measures
  • Evaluate and check client medication

Delivery Methods

The unit comes with a combination of both face-to-face delivery and online learning. Students are required to undertake assessments on campus. Practical training aims at helping learners develop and polish skills required in assisting clients with medication. 

A written assessment comprising short questions and multiple-choice questions will evaluate the students’ capabilities. On the other hand, on-site practical assessments will be used to evaluate the students’ knowledge and skills. Upon completion of the course, you will be ready to administer the medication procedures and recommendations in the best possible way.

WHAT IS RPL?

You may have some prior knowledge and skills to be evaluated in this course. If this is the case, we recommend you to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) before enrollment. You can contact the main office for further information regarding the procedure. Upon acquiring RPL, you will be well-prepared for upcoming opportunities in professional life.

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