CHCSS00070 – Assist Clients
with Medication Skill Set

CHCSS00070 – Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

Introduction

This unit is for individuals working in various capacities in health care industry who require the skills and knowledge to provide support a person to self-administer medication.

This skill set is for people working in various care and support roles in the community services industry who wish to develop skills in supporting people to self-administer medication.

This unit can be used as an “upskilling” product for those with existing qualifications. For those undertaking a qualification, a very large number of qualifications will allow this unit to be included as part of their packaging rules. This unit can also be used as standalone training for those currently in the workforce without a qualification, however, it should be trained in the context of the learner’s job role.

Course Start Dates

Course Details

CHCSS00070 – Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set
Duration  : 3 Weeks
Course Delivery : Blended Mode
Campus : Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Kochi
Organisation delivering the program :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
Organisation issuing certification :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
IHNA Policies, Procedures & Forms
  • 3 weeks
  • Blended Mode
  • The theory component is provided through supervised structured online mode delivery. It will be delivered and assessed over 150 hours which will include online theory, as per the session plan, simulation training and self-paced structured e-learning.

This skill set reflects the skill requirements to provide support a person to self-administer medication. This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in an area involving provision of direct client care or support.

These units provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the CHC Community Services Training Package or HLT Health Training Package at Certificate IV and Diploma level.

  • HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTHPS006 – Assist Clients with medication

HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body.

This unit applies to any worker who needs to use and interpret information that includes references to client anatomy and physiology.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

HLTHPS006 – Assist Clients with medication

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide medication assistance, and complete medication documentation. It also involves supporting a client to self-administer medication.

This unit applies to community services and health workers with authority in their state or territory to assist with the administration of medication.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

These units provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the CHC Community Services Training Package or HLT Health Training Package at Certificate IV and Diploma level.

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

  • Applicants are required to be aged 18 years or over
  • Applicants must be employed in an Aged Care, Disability or Health Support setting with a minimum of 6 months experience.
  • In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an LLN test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 2 for all indicators to enroll for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission)
  • It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

If a candidate believes there would be a disclosable issue on their national police check, a confidential conversation will be required prior to enrolment to determine suitability for work.

Full Course: AUD $660

HLTHPS006 – Assist Clients with medication only: AUD $400

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Melbourne (CBD) Campus
Level 5 & 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia
Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus
597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg Heights, VIC – 3081, Australia
Perth Campus
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia
Cochin Campus
37/1989 A, Bhattathiripad Road, Kaloor, Kochi – 682 017, India

Our approach is to collect evidence on whether the student can perform to the standards of the workplace. This is based on the relevant unit of competency, and you’ll find these tools being used:

  • Knowledge Based Assessments (KBA)
  • Simulation Based Assessments (SBA)
  • Professional Experience Placement (PEP)

You can apply online using the “Apply online” link below.

Please Note: You will be required to complete an E-Learning Assessment by the night before you come into face to face training.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us on 1800 22 52 83

Acknowledgement

HCI acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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