PDC20069 - Assisting Clients with Self-Medication

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course is designed to provide health professionals with knowledge in the safe support and assistance of medications for clients in the Community Care environment.  The course provides you with an overview on medication forms, routes, the 'Six Rights' of medication and assistance of select medications.

Please note that this course does not provide endorsement to administer medication.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession and who assist client's with self-medication.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development in Assisting Clients with Self-Medication.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course students will be awarded 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

2 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the common forms of self-administering medications and medication routes
  2. Recall the 'Six Rights' of medication and the essential parts of a drug order
  3. Identify what medication support or assistance means in the context of community care workers
  4. Describe the process of assisting safely with the client’s medication.

Assessment

Online Quiz

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

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