Course Outline

This course provides workers within the community services sector, including; education, disability and child, youth & family the knowledge, skills and safe practices to support individuals who require assistance with medication administration. Students completing this course will also learn the importance of complying with legislative guidelines, working within job role boundaries and processes required to manage incidences that they may encounter as part of their role when administering medication.

This course is based on the Department of Health and Human Services induction program and requires a theoretical assessment.

For group bookings this course can be adapted to organisational policies and procedures, please contact us for a quote.

Overview

Delivery Mode Face-to-face Assessment Mode Classroom Duration 4 hours Location Surrey Hills / Nunawading / Mobile Delivery (VIC)

Course Details

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Course Content
  • Legislation, Standards and Guidelines
  • Duty of care and responsibilities
  • Medication Errors
  • Infection Control
  • PRN Medication Procedures
  • Side effects and Adverse Reactions
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Equipment and Dose Administration Aids
  • The 7 R’s
  • Safe storage and Disposal
Additional Information
  • All course material provided.
  • At the successful completion of the workshop, participants are given a certificate of completion.
  • All courses are delivered by qualified trainers and assessors with relevant sector experience.
  • All courses require an in-class assessment

Fees

Full Course Fees

Fee Type Student Fee Full Fee $150 Staff Fee* $130

*Discount applies to staff of ONCALL and partner organisations.

Please note: All course dates are subject to change dependent on student numbers.