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ACC00039 - Intravenous (IV) Medication for Enrolled Nurses

Course Details

Course Summary

ENROLLED NURSES – Would you like to expand your nursing scope to include administration of Intravenous Medication? The National Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has expanded the Scope of Practice of Enrolled Nurses in Queensland to allow inclusion of administration of Intravenous Medication. If you have completed the education unit for medication administration, work in an area that involves nursing clients who need Intravenous Medication and the organisation that you work for is prepared to support you, this unit would benefit you. Students undertaking this course will study the accredited unit HLTENN007 - Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy.


Entry Requirements

Students must be a current Enrolled Nurse working in a facility that allows enrolled nurses to administer IV Medication.


Vocational Placement and Work Integrated Learning

Students must complete a Vocational Placement and/or Work Integrated Learning as part of this qualification.

Additional information

Students are required to complete 10 hours of vocational placement, this will require the student to supported by their facility.  This placement is not arranged by CQUniversity.


Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Accredited)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $618.00 (2022)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Upon successful completion of this accredited short course, students will receive a Statement of Attainment for the unit HLTENN007 - Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 1 core units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Course Structure

12 weeks
  • Mixed Mode
Required Units

Students are required to complete three (3) assessments which will be due prior to attending the workshop.  Students will receive support from the VET nursing team.

Students will be required to attend a two (2) day compulsory face to face workshop which will be held on campus.

Students are required to complete 10 hours of professional vocational placement, this will require the student to be supported by their facility as per entry requirements.

HLTENN007 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
HLTENN007 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Third Party Verification
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode includes a combination of online learning activities and compulsory site-specific attendance at residential schools and/or workshops.
June: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time

Domestic 2020 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode includes a combination of online learning activities and compulsory site-specific attendance at residential schools and/or workshops.
October: Full Time

Domestic 2021 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode includes a combination of online learning activities and compulsory site-specific attendance at residential schools and/or workshops.
February: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time

Domestic 2022 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode includes a combination of online learning activities and compulsory site-specific attendance at residential schools and/or workshops.
January: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time
November: Full Time

International 2020 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode includes a combination of online learning activities and compulsory site-specific attendance at residential schools and/or workshops.
October: Full Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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Online Timetable

Please refer to the online Timetable for the most up to date details for on-campus classes and mixed mode residentials.  Please note that dates and locations are subject to change.  

What job could training lead to?

This course is designed to further develop the skills of Enrolled Nurses. Depending on your desired outcomes, this short course can be applied to a diverse range of nursing settings.

Compulsory Workshop

The two (2) day compulsory face-to-face workshop will be held on campus.  Students are required to complete three (3) assessments which are due prior to the workshop. Students will receive support from the VET Nursing team.

What else might I find useful?

To ensure a place in this course you must be enrolled and full payment received.

Am I eligible?

Students must already have a Diploma of Nursing or Medication Endorsed EN.

Can I go on to further training?

Yes. Successful completion of this course may open opportunities for other health related study areas and further studies at university level including articulation to Bachelor of Nursing.

How long will the training take?

Approximately 60 hours of study time will be involved.