Assisting Clients with Self-Medication - PDC20069




2 hours

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.

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Online
Duration: 2 hours
  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.


Online Quiz

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.

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.

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