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Assisting Participants with Medication Part 2

AU$49.00

Course Duration: 40 mins
Accessible for: 31 days

In this course, you’ll learn key medication safety principles that must be understood and implemented when assisting participants with medication. We’ll start by introducing the “10 Rights” framework, providing a comprehensive foundation.

Following this, we’ll delve into the phases of support and outline the specific steps a Disability Support Professional should follow to ensure participants receive the appropriate level of assistance for managing their individual medication needs.

Lastly, you’ll learn best practices for handling, storing, and disposing of medication, as well as your role in monitoring and responding to medication-related incidents, including side effects, adverse events, and errors.

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Learning Outcomes

After this lesson you will be able to:

  1. Understand key medication safety principles including the 10 Rights as a framework to reference when assisting participants with medication.
  2. Describe the key phases of support and steps involved in assisting participants with medication based on the level of support they require.
  3. Understand key responsibilities in your role to manage medication and recognise and respond to medication-related incidents.

Additional information

  • E-learn (40 min)
  • Assessment (10 questions)
  • 6 resources:
    • PBS Medications by Brand Name and Drug
    • The 10 Rights
    • Phases of Support
    • Procedure for Crushing Medications
    • Medication Contingencies and Incidents
    • Preventing Medication Errors
  • Certificate of completion

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