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Online Health Support Training (Infection Control, Assist with Medication & Basic Continence Support)

OHST CA

Online training and face-to-face practical assessment in:
  • Assist with Medication
  • Basic Continence Support
  • Infection Control

Content

Enrol in the online training module and book your competency assessment appointment here.

Online training

This course covers the following modules:

Assist with Medication
  • Duty of care
  • Checking the 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  

Competency Assessment

  • Competency assessment follows online training. This is a practical assessment, where the participant must demonstrate safe checking and administration against a set competency criteria.
  • On enrolment the participant will receive assessment instructions and information
  • Available appointments are listed below.
  • For further information and appointment options, please contact bookings:

Important information

It is mandatory that the participant has 100% completion of the online component before attending the practical assessment. Assessments cannot proceed otherwise.

Please allow adequate time in which to complete the online training course prior to your assessment appointment. We recommend two weeks.

Competency appointments are for assessment only and do not include training.

Please Note: All training and competency assessments will be undertaken in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines as stipulated by Australian Department of Health.
Participants will be asked to complete COVID-19 screening prior to entering the building

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

Terms and Conditions

  • One assessment attempt per appointment
  • Competency assessment cannot proceed without 100% completion of online training module
  • Appointment times are 40 minutes. Please ensure you arrive on time.
  • For participants who do not achieve competency, a reassessment appointment will be required.

There will be full charge and/or no refunds issued:

  • For those who do not achieve competency
  • For non-attendance
  • For those attending assessment appointment without 100% completion of online component
  • For the online training course
  • For cancellations within ten (10) calendar days of assessment appointment

 

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

Content

Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Online Health Support Training (Infection Control, Assist with Medication & Basic Continence Support) 28 October 2020 10:40 am - 11:20 am RDNS Waiting Room, 4th floor, 1 Richmond Rd, Keswick SA 0 $295.00
Online Health Support Training (Infection Control, Assist with Medication & Basic Continence Support) 29 October 2020 12:30 pm - 01:10 pm RDNS Waiting Room, 4th floor, 1 Richmond Rd, Keswick SA 0 $295.00