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Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909
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This course covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide medication assistance to a variety of clients and to support a client to self-administer their medication using the relevant mode of administration.  It also involves reading, understanding and accurately completing medication documentation such as care plans and medical charts after administration of medication.

Participants will learn about the importance of checking and confirming the care plan and details, client identity, correct medication including expiry dates, dosage instructions, correct dosage.  And conducting pre and post administration client checks, cleaning equipment, disposal and storage of medications according to organisation procedures.

The skills in this course apply to community services and health workers with authority in their state or territory to assist with the administration of medication and must be used in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.


Home and Community Care

  • Refresher min. duration840 minutes

  • Blended min. durationN/A

  • Face-to-face min. duration840 minutes

  • Online with Face-to-Face (up to 5 students) Min. duration60 minutes

  • Online with Face-to-Face (more than 5 students) Min. duration180 minutes

  • Completion price$50.00



Addition to scope requirements 

  • To be eligible to deliver this unit of competency Trainers must be a registered nurse, or registered enrolled nurse or registered Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health practitioner.



Equipment Required

  • Equipment for different methods of administering medication

  • Individualised care plan

  • Cleaning and disposal equipment and storage facility

  • Relevant workplace policies and procedures

  • Placebo medication

  • Placebo administration equipment

  • Placebo charts and documentation

  • Ppe in accordance with organisational requirements

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