Health Support Training

RDNS Silverchain : Level 4, 1 Richmond Road, Keswick, SA, 5035
$295 inc GST
Assisting with medication course

Online learning and face to face assessment

Online learning and face to face practical assessment in medication, continence and infection control, as a basis for client support in the community.

This course is a combination of three online learning modules.

Assist with Medication

This module is designed to guide support workers through the process of administering medication in the workplace. You will learn key responsibilities in the process of preparing medication for a client, with a focus on maintaining client safety, reducing the risk of errors and what to do when things don’t go to plan.

Basic Continence Support

With a focus on safe client support, this module guides support workers through the provision of basic bowel and urinary support. Here you will learn how to provide bowel support, including the administration of suppository and micro-enema and how to provide urinary support, including catheter care and support with a penile sheath.

Infection Prevention and Control

This learning module has been designed to provide support workers with the underpinning knowledge and skills to practice infection prevention and control when supporting clients in the community.

You will explore common types of infection causing micro-organisms, the chain of infection and how to prevent and control the spread of infection.

You will gain understanding in how infections are transmitted and how this applies to the safe handling of food and client support including the use of personal protective.

This course contains downloadable learning materials and video demonstrations of the safe medication checking process, how to administer different medication including suppositories and micro-enemas, how to provide catheter care and apply a penile sheath.

A face-to-face practical assessment in the safe administration of medication, suppository and enema, allows you to evidence the skills you have learned to ensure you are workplace ready.

Online learning

Access to the 3 online learning modules commences when you have enrolled into your practical assessment appointment.

Face to face practical assessment

Select an assessment date and a 40 minute appointment time to begin your enrolment.
Please ensure you have enough time to complete your online learning prior to your assessment.

Once enrolled, check for emails containing access to training and practical assessment details.

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions and Charges and Refunds, is part of the enrolment process.

Terms and Conditions can be found below.

Program Benefits

Online learning allows you to learn at your own pace when and wherever you choose

Here you will gain workplace ready skills to safely administer medication and provide urinary and bowel support to clients 

Competency based, practical assessment to evidence the skills you have learned

All learning and practical assessments will be undertaken in accordance with infection control guidelines as stipulated by South Australian Department of Health

Learning Outcomes

Work ready, employability skills in the safe administration of medication, suppository, micro-enema and catheter care

Evidence of safe practice in the administration of medication, suppository, and micro-enema

Terms and conditions

  • On enrolment, we will provide information on: 
    • how to access your online learning
    • your responsibility to complete online learning before your assessment
    • how to prepare for an assessment
    • where to go for your assessment.
  • Your online learning will take two to three hours to complete.
  • Access to online learning is for six months from enrolment date. 
  • It is your responsibility to arrive at your assessment on time.
  • Appointments are for assessment only and do not include training.
  • There is one assessment attempt per appointment.
  • Changes to assessment appointments can be made (additional fees apply).
  • Reassessment opportunities provided (additional fees apply).

Charge and refunds

There will be full charge and no refunds issued for:

  • online learning enrolment
  • non-attendance or late attendance
  • those who do not achieve competency during assessment
  • cancellations within 5 working days of assessment appointment.

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