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Course Name

HLTHPS006 – Assist clients with medication



Course Format

Blended Learning: Online and In-Person Training and Assessment

Course Certificate

Issued Same Day (Conditions Apply)

Previous versions of this course:

CHCCS305C – Assist clients with medication
CHCCS305B – Assist clients with medication
CHCCS305A – Assist clients with medication

Course Certificate:

HLTHPS006 – Assist clients with medication

Issued Same Day (T&C)

Medication Administration Course

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication equips students in Adelaide with the essential skills and knowledge needed to provide patient medication, complete medication documentation, and support clients in self-administering their medication.

Upon completing this course, you will gain a diverse range of vital skills in medication administration. These include checking care plans, ensuring accurate medication delivery, and effectively utilising and sanitising medication equipment. Additionally, you’ll experience the profound levels of compassion and dignity required in the healthcare sector.

This course is ideal for those aiming to enter the healthcare industry. Healthcare professionals seeking opportunities for professional growth, NDIS providers, caregivers, and disability workers will all find value in completing this medication administration course. This comprehensive training is particularly beneficial for those pursuing roles in healthcare services, community services, personal caregiving, and as enrolled or registered nurses.

At First Aid Pro, we offer HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication in Adelaide through a blended delivery method that includes a mix of online and hands-on training. Enrol today to begin your journey toward mastering vital skills in medication administration

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Course Overview

Our comprehensive medication administration course equips individuals with essential skills, practical experience, and in-depth knowledge required to handle medication and administer it safely and effectively to clients.

Through a combination of self-paced online modules and in-person training at our Adelaide training venues, you’ll learn to address medical errors, control infections, manage medication documentation, and appropriately use and clean medication equipment such as a webster pack, among other skills.

Career Opportunities

First Aid Pro is a registered training organisation. Upon successfully completing the medication administration course, you’ll receive the nationally recognized HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication certification.

Expect to receive your medication administration certificate within 24 hours of completing the in-person practical training component.

With this certification, you’ll be well-prepared to pursue entry-level roles in various sectors, including:

  • Healthcare services
  • Disability services
  • NDIS services
  • Community services
  • Enrolled or registered nurse
  • Personal caregiver

What You’ll Learn: Medication Administration Skills & Knowledge

Through your medication administration course, you’ll acquire essential knowledge from self-paced online learning. During the practical medication administration training, you’ll gain vital real-world skills in safe medication administration, followed by a competency assessment to complete your course.

By the end of the course, you’ll have mastered a diverse set of skills, including the ability to:

  • Understand your responsibilities, including regulations and organisational guidelines for safe medication administration.
  • Prepare for medication administration by following infection prevention and control procedures.
  • Familiarise yourself with various medication terminologies, abbreviations, and jargon.
  • Recognize different types of medications and their respective administration techniques.
  • Instruct and assist clients in self-administering medication.
  • Complete medication documentation and records, including a medication log.
  • Safely use medication facilities and equipment.
  • Manage medication schedules for correct dosages and timings, ensuring safety and accuracy.
  • Adhere to workplace health and safety standards.
  • Safely store and replenish medications.
  • Establish medication agreements with clients.
  • Handle medication contingencies, including out-of-date medication or adverse patient reactions, by recording, reporting, and responding appropriately.
  • Understand your clients’ specific medication needs and identify any behavioural or physical changes impacting their medication.
  • Execute your duties with confidence, care, and compassion.
  • Understand the 7 rights of medication administration.
  • Hygienically dispose of medication waste and properly clean and store medication equipment.

Course Delivery

The medication administration course blends theory and practice, involving self-paced online learning followed by three hours of in-person practical training. Depending on your pace with the online learning, you can essentially complete the course in a single day.

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication is offered by First Aid Pro at training venues across Adelaide and South Australia including:

Entry Requirements

No prior academic requirements are necessary for the medication administration course. Participants should have basic literacy and numeracy skills, and the physical capability to interact with clients and provide them with medication, operate medication equipment, and store said equipment correctly after use.

Attendees will also require a device with an internet connection to complete the at-home eLearning and theoretical portions of their training.

Course Fees

The medication administration course consists of a single upfront payment of $249.

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Contact Us!

For any questions you might have about the medication administration course, feel free to get in touch at 1300 029 132 or message us through our contact page.

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Get in touch with our team to learn more about Medication Administration course schedules, available locations, and to secure a place at an upcoming course.

Frequently Asked Questions

Upon successfully completing this course, you’ll possess the ability to provide medication to clients safely and assist them in self-administration. You’ll also be proficient in completing accurate medication documentation and in the proper storage and disposal of medications and related equipment.

While you can complete the self-paced theoretical portion of this course comfortably from your home through online modules, please note that the mandatory practical component requires in-person training with an experienced trainer

The practical training session, held in person, lasts for three hours. On the other hand, the self-paced online portion allows you the flexibility to complete it at your own pace, providing a learning experience tailored to your schedule.

The practical training session, held in person, lasts for three hours. On the other hand, the self-paced online portion allows you the flexibility to complete it at your own pace, providing a learning experience tailored to your schedule.

By earning this qualification, you’ll open doors to entry-level positions in healthcare services, community services, NDIS services, and roles as an enrolled or registered nurse. This certification also prepares you for the role of a personal caregiver, offering a diverse range of career pathways.

Absolutely, the HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication qualification is nationally recognized. It’s valid and accepted across Australia, making it advantageous no matter where your healthcare journey takes you.

No prior academic or practical experience is necessary to enrol in this course. Basic literacy and numeracy skills, along with a genuine interest in healthcare, are the only prerequisites.

While the course focuses specifically on medication administration, it does not include first aid training. However, acquiring a first aid qualification in addition to this course will provide you with an extensive skill set, enhancing your opportunities for a fulfilling healthcare career. 

Certainly, this course not only serves as an excellent foundation for those entering the healthcare industry but also presents growth prospects for individuals already employed in the field. Be sure to consult with your employer, as completing this course may satisfy specific professional development requirements within your workplace.