Disability sector (NDIS) advancement training

2.4.26 Management of Medication (2.4.26)

Get up to date with all the medication regulations, NDIS practice standards and your responsibilities as a provider of medications to your participants.
Contains useful tips and tricks, information and fun tests to ensure your knowledge base.
Following completion of this course Support Workers can provide support to persons who can self medicate and can deliver medications as prescribed by a doctor.
  • The Regulations
  • Who has what role in the safe administration of medication
  • Drug and poison schedules
  • Know your role test
  • The 7 rights of medication
  • The right person and the right time
  • Understanding time windows
  • The right medication and the right dose
  • Routes of administration and right documentation
  • Common medications
  • What is PRN, chemical restraint and non packed PRN
  • Administering liquid and eye medications
  • Ear drops and puffers and spacers
  • Medications not to be administered
  • Medication storage, reactions to medications and things to remember
  • Where to find information
  • Signing for medication
  • Health care reviews
  • Positive outcome indicators
  • Test your knowledge
Completion rules
  • You must complete the test "Test your knowledge"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 1 year