Assist Clients with Medication

Overview of Assist Clients with Medication

 

The administration of medication is a specialist area that continually changes and requires constant practice.  MEDECS Australia have a Third Party Agreement with St Michaels Association Inc (RTO Code 60067) to deliver and assess HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication and associated unit from the Medication Skills Set, HLTAAP001 Recognise Healthy Body Systems.

 

St Michaels Association Inc (STMA) act as the lead RTO to ensure all obligations regarding RTO registration standards are met including the issue of statements of attainment.  MEDECS Australia have and employ only Registered Nurses with the required national Trainer/Assessor competencies to deliver and the units.  The medication administration accreditation program, including delivery and assessment resources have been designed and developed by MEDECS Australia in consultation with STMA, following extensive industry consultation.

 

Target Group

Unregulated health care workers who administer medications to clients in a variety of health care settings:

*Disability Support Workers
*Extended Care Assistants – Aged Care Residential
*Extended Care Assistants – Aged Care Community Services

 

Program Summary

The program will be conducted over a period of approximately 5 weeks.  The program segments include:

  • A 2.5-day workshop program
  • A 4-week structured on-the-job training period with a suitable Medication Mentor
  • A final 1-hour practical assessment

 

Cost

 

Please contact the MEDECS Office on 62721843 for the pricing guide.

For organisations wishing to book full programs, minimum charges apply.  Please contact Deb Stone from Medecs Australia to discuss on 0408 283 163 / (03) 6272 1843.

State skills funding is available at certain times during the year subject to competitive tender applications.  Please see the following link for more details – http://www.tas.gov.au/skillsfund or contact Deb Stone as per above details.

 

Training Calendar

You can find out when the upcoming Medication Administration, Medication Refresher and Recognise Healthy Body Systems courses are

below:

South: MEDECS Australia 2018 Calendar July-December – South

North: MEDECS Australia 2018 Calendar July-December – North

North West: MEDECS Australia 2018 Calendar July-December – North West

All enrolment enquiries please contact: Phone: (03) 6272 1843
Email: admin@medecs.com.au

For all enrolments and enquiries please contact the office on 62721843 or email at admin@medecs.com.au or download an enrolment form for completion and email to admin@medecs.com.au:

 

South: Enrolment Form South 2018 V2.0 July-December

North: Enrolment Form North 2018 V2.0 July-Dec 2018

North West: Enrolment Form North West 2018 V1.0 July-Dec