Providing Basic Healthcare in the Disability Sector - PDC60410




6 hours

Those with a disability may require various types of assistance from basic care needs to more complex needs. This online Short Course is designed to assist both disability employees and carers with providing some of those needs. The course introduces the employee or carer to several aspects of personal care as well as developing communicating with dignity and respect whilst providing health care.

The fee for this short course will be $125.00.

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Online

6 hours

  1. Gain an understanding of clinical topics in:

          -  Skin Integrity

          -  PEG Care

          -  Catheter Management

           -  Bowel Care

            - Management of Aspiration

            - Assisting clients with Self-Administration of Medication

  2. Understand the key principles underpinning the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia.


Online Quizzes

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the disability sector.

This course provides Professional Development for staff who work in the disability sector.

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 6 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

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