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Online Health Support Training

OHST1

Online training module in:
  • Assist with Medication
  • Basic Continence Support
  • Infection Control
 

Online training

This course covers the following modules:
  • Assist with Medication
    • Duty of care
    • Checking to 8 Rights and all additional information
    • Adverse events and what to do
    • Video demonstration of administration of oral medications, ear and eye drops, topical and inhaled medications
    • Online quizzes
    • Face-to-face practical assessment.
  • Basic Continence Support
    • Bowel support:
      • How to promote a healthy bowel
      • Provide bowel support
      • Administration of a suppository and micro-enema
      • When to seek medical advice
      • Documentation
      • Face-to-face practical assessment.
    • Urinary support
      • Provide urinary incontinence support
      • Urethral and suprapubic catheter support
      • Application of a penile sheath
      • When to seek medical advice
  • Infection Control
    • Types of infections
    • Chain of Infection
    • Modes of transmission
    • Implementing infection control
    • Safe food handling

Program Benefits

  • Online training allows you to learn at your own pace when and wherever you choose
  • Face-to-face competency assessment certifies that the participant can apply the skills learned in training
  • Assists in building a skilled workforce

Target Audience

  • Support workers and care workers in community support settings

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will have the knowledge and skills to safely and effectively administer medication in the workplace
  • Participants will have the knowledge and skills to safely provide bowel and urinary support to a client in the workplace
  • Participants will have the knowledge and skills to implement good infection control practices
  • Certificate of Competency in the administration of medication
  • Certificate of Competency in the administration of a rectal suppository and micro-enema
  • Certificate of Completion for online courses

Enrolments

Terms and Conditions

  • Log-in details will be sent to the email address entered as part of the online booking process
  • Enrolment is complete when successful payment has been received
  • There are no refunds for online training once payment has been processed
  • Access to the online course is for 6 (six) months from enrolment date