Learning Outcomes

In this course you will learn about each of the Guiding Principles for aged care facilities, which are:

  • Medication Advisory Committees
  • Information resources
  • Selection of medicines
  • Complementary, alternative and self-selected non-prescription medicines
  • Nurse initiated non-prescription medicines
  • Standing orders
  • Medication charts
  • Medication review and medication reconciliation
  • Continuity of medicines supply
  • Emergency stock of medicines
  • Storage of medicines
  • Disposal of medicines
  • Self-administration of medicines
  • Administration of medicines by RACF staff
  • Dose administration aids
  • Alteration of oral dose forms
  • Evaluation of medication management
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Course Cost

$55 (incl GST)


1 hour



Intended for

Assistants in nursing and personal care workers who work in residential aged care.


A Certificate of Participation will be emailed at the end of the course.

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