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Assist Clients with Medication
Medication Administration Course
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication equips current and aspiring healthcare professionals with the necessary skills and knowledge to administer medication to patients, complete precise medication documentation, and assist clients in self-administration.
Completing this course will equip you with a range of essential skills in medication administration, including care plan assessment, accurate medication administration, and proper usage and cleaning of medication equipment. In addition, participants will gain a profound understanding of the compassion and dignity required in Brisbane’s healthcare sector.
This course is ideal for individuals considering a career in healthcare. Healthcare practitioners seeking professional growth, NDIS providers or caregivers, and disability workers can also enhance their capabilities by completing this medication administration course.
This comprehensive medication administration training program is designed to benefit individuals aiming for entry-level roles in Brisbane’s healthcare services, community services, personal caregiving, and positions as enrolled or registered nurses.
At First Aid Pro, we offer the HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication course in a blended delivery format, combining online modules with hands-on training. Enrol today to embark on your journey to master medication administration.
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Our comprehensive medication administration course, priced at $199, provides individuals with vital skills, hands-on experiences, and extensive knowledge needed to handle medication responsibly and administer it safely to clients.
Through a combination of self-paced online learning and in-person sessions, you will learn to address medical errors, practice infection control, master medication documentation, understand medication equipment use and maintenance (including a webster pack), and much more.
Career Opportunities Available Following Medication Administration Training
As a registered training organisation, First Aid Pro offers the HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication certification upon successful course completion. You can expect to receive your medication administration certificate within 24 hours of completing the in-person practical training component.
This certification opens doors to a variety of entry-level roles, including:
- Healthcare services
- Disability services
- NDIS services
- Community services
- Enrolled or registered nurse
- Personal caregiver
What You'll Learn: Medication Administration Skills and Knowledge
In this medication administration course, you’ll gain essential knowledge through self-paced online learning. The practical medication administration training, held at our Brisbane CBD location, will provide you with real-world skills required for safe medication administration. A competency assessment will conclude your course.
Upon completing the course, you’ll have acquired a new range of skills, including:
- 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.
The medication administration course blends theoretical and practical learning, including self-paced online modules and a three-hour in-person practical training session. Depending on your pace, you can complete the course in a single day.
The in-person portion of your medication administration training takes place at:
- Brisbane CBD
- Level 7, 217 George Street, Brisbane City, QLD 4000
- Level 1, 345 Ann Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000
- Gold Coast
- Suite 6 Level 3, 9 Frinton Street Southport QLD 4215 Australia
- Sunshine Coast
- Suite 7, 137-141 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba
Caboolture Lakes Entrance, Suite 4 – Training Room, 8-22 King Street, Caboolture, QLD 4510.
No prior academic requirements are necessary for the medication administration course. Attendees should have basic literacy and numeracy skills and the physical capability to interact with clients, administer medication, operate equipment, and store it appropriately.
You will also need a device with internet access for the at-home eLearning and theoretical portions of your training.
The medication administration course requires a single upfront payment of $199.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Upon completing this course, you’ll possess the skills to safely administer medication to clients, assist in self-administration, complete accurate medication documentation, and ensure proper storage and disposal of medication and related equipment.
While you can complete the self-paced theoretical portion online, the mandatory practical component requires in-person training with a skilled trainer.
The in-person practical training takes three hours, while the self-paced online portion allows flexibility to complete it at your convenience.
This qualification opens doors to entry-level healthcare positions such as healthcare services, community services, NDIS services, enrolled or registered nursing, and personal caregiving in Brisbane.
Yes, the nationally recognized HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication qualification is valid throughout Australia.
No prior academic or practical experience is required for this qualification.
While this course focuses on medication administration, it doesn’t include first aid training. However, obtaining a first aid qualification alongside this course enhances your career opportunities. Explore our first aid courses here.
Absolutely, this course benefits those entering healthcare and offers professional growth for current healthcare employees. Check with your employer for potential professional development benefits.