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Disability at Work Conference 2024

Event start date: 23/07/2024
National Disability Services (NDS) calls on employment service providers and other professional employment specialists, to help shape and drive the program for NDS's Disability at Work Conference.

Disability Hot Topics Breakfast NSW

Event start date: 24/07/2024
NDS’s Hot Topics Breakfast provides a forum for disability sector CEOs and managers in NSW to come together to discuss major issues facing the sector, exchange ideas and prepare for the year ahead. 

Behaviour Support Practitioners Community of Practice

Event start date: 24/07/2024
Behaviour support providers from around Australia are welcome to join NDS’s BSP CoP.

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Event start date: 30/07/2024
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Right on Board – Practice Governance for Disability Service Providers: Governing and Managing for Human Rights, Quality and Safeguarding - Online Series

Event start date: 1/08/2024
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Assist with Medication - Online Theory

A female physician smiles and looks at a young man with Down Syndrome that is holding a phone. To the right is a green background with white text that says Proudly distributed in partnership with Cerebral Palsy Alliance
Location: eLearning
Date: 31/12/2099

Available now - secure your booking for 2024.

Course overview

This online theory course provides learners with the essential knowledge required to safely and effectively assist clients with medications and manage medication contingencies in the workplace.

This includes knowledge of:

  • the legal framework that supports safe medications and the roles and responsibilities of those involved;
  • basic medication terminology including abbreviations, naming conventions and instructions;
  • different forms of medications and how they are handled, administered and stored in the workplace;
  • the characteristics of commonly prescribed medications in the workplace;
  • the 10 rights of medication safety;
  • applying safe work practices when assisting with medications;
  • assisting clients who self-administer their own medications; and
  • managing medication incidents, contingencies, reporting and documentation requirements.

Please note this course is NOT a nationally recognised unit of competency.For staff who work directly with clients we recommend that this online course is supported by practical skills training. Please check with your employer if you are unsure.

Who should participate?

This course is recommended for anyone who, as part of their work role, is required to assist clients with medications, complete medication documentation and handle medication contingencies in the workplace.

Fee structure

Individual access: $49.50 including GST for 12 months.

Volume discounts are available upon application.

Format delivery

Online eLearning Module - duration: 120 minutes

 

Proudly distributed in partnership with Cerebral Palsy Alliance: Training Alliance

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact NDS Learn and Develop, submit enquiry/feedback.

For technical support with the eLearning training platform, please contact helpdesk@etrainu.com, 07 3114 2958 or access the online helpdesk