CPD20 - Assisting Clients with Self-Medication
At a glance
This one hour short course is designed to provide health professionals with knowledge regarding the safe support and assistance of medications for clients in the Community Care environment. The course provides an overview on medication forms, routes, the six 'rights' of medication and delivery of selected medications.
Please note that this course does not provide endorsement to administer medication.
|Intake Dates||Year Round|
Hours of study
This is a two hour course completed online.
Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded one CPD hour.
Upon completion of this course you will:
- identify the common forms of self-administering medications and medication routes.
- recall the “Six Rights” of medication and the essential parts of a drug order.
- identify what medication support or assistance means in the context of community care workers.
- describe the process of assisting safely with the client’s medication.
Access to this course is through our Learning Management System at cpd.cqu.edu.au
Self-directed online course with quiz.