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Assist with Medication - online

Short course - non-accredited

(course for organisations and professionals)

Essential for: Anyone who, as part of their work role, is required to assist clients with medications.
  • Aged Care and Disability support workers 
  • Volunteers 
Managers, supervisors, case managers, and coordinators 
Family, friends, and carers 
Allied Health professionals 
NDIS Practice Standards tags: Provision of Supports Environment
  • Management of Medication
Provider Governance and Operational Management
  • Risk Management
Appropriate Services: Lifestyles and Community Access 
In-Home Support, Individualised Support 
Supported Employment 
Duration: Approximately 120 minutes
Suggested refresher schedule: Every 12 months
Cost: $38.50 including GST (*see below for group rates)

















Why choose this course?

Careful attention to a client's medication plan, and following proper medication administration protocols, are essential to guarantee their safety and well-being. Incorrect medication administration can lead to adverse effects, such as allergic reactions, drug interactions, or other serious complications.
This course will provide learners with the essential knowledge required to safely prepare and effectively assist clients with medications, complete medication documentation and handle medication contingencies in the workplace.

What content does the course cover?

This online course provides learners with the essential knowledge required to assist clients safely and effectively with medications and manage medication contingencies in the workplace.  This includes knowledge of:

  • The legal framework that supports safe medications and the roles and responsibilities of those involved
  • Basic medication terminology including abbreviations, naming conventions and instructions.
  • Different forms of medications and how they are handled, administered, and stored in the workplace.
  • The characteristics of commonly prescribed medications in the workplace
  • The 10 rights of medication safety
  • Applying safe work practices when assisting with medications
  • Assisting clients who self-administer their own medications.
  • Managing medication incidents, contingencies, reporting and documentation requirements













Course completion requires:

Successful completion of the compulsory online quizzes included throughout the course.
For staff who work directly with clients we recommend that this online course is supported by practical skills training, on-job supervision, and buddy-shifts.


Once successfully completed, learners will be issued with a digital certificate of completion.

*For groups: 

We sell the course by licence agreement for large groups. This is very cost effective especially if several online courses are purchased and even more on a multiyear payment plan.

Cancellation conditions apply











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