Medication Management


This session 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.

The following will be discussed and students  will be given the opportunity to practice in a simulated environment:

  • Prepare to assist with medication
  • Prepare the client for assistance with administration of medication
  • Support clients with administration of medication
  • Understand the different forms of medication, and how they are handled, administered and stored, including:
    • Capsules
    • Drops
    • Inhalants
    • Liquids
    • Lotions and creams
    • Ointments
    • Patches
    • Powders
    • Tablets
    • Wafers
    • Pessary
    • Suppository
  • Understand potential impacts of errors and reasons for error in medication charts, their role and procedures for use and how to handle medication contingencies
  • Complete medication distribution and documentation

Duration: 6 hours

Cost: contact us for detail on

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