Assisting Clients with Medication

by Altura Learning

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Course Description: 

Medications can come in many different forms and will have specific methods for administration. This course explores your role in assisting and/or supporting clients with medications and medication administration.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify your role in assisting and/or supporting clients with medications
  • Identify the process involved prior to assisting a client with medications
  • Appreciate the importance of following your organisation’s policies and procedures when assisting and/or supporting clients with medication
  • Assist and/or support clients with administration of medications according to prescriptions and instructions
  • Follow organisational policies and procedure in handling any issues that may arise as a result of medication administration

Who is this course appropriate for:

This course is appropriate for Direct Care Workers, Coordinators, Case Managers

Continuing Professional Development Hours:

Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.

You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.

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