PDC50264 - Medication Administration Refresher Course

Course Details

Course Summary

Registered nurses require annual revision of drug administration calculations and an understanding of roles and responsibilities in administration. Medication errors have the potential to cause great harm, or even death and can be preventable at any point of administration. This online Short Course reviews and highlights the registered nurses' responsibilities and the safe administration of medications.

The fee for this short course will be $300.00.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession as registered practitioners and administer medications. 

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for registered health professionals that administer medications in their role.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 20 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

20 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Revise drug calculations commonly used in medication administration
  2. Identify relevant legislative requirements for medication administration
  3. Outline safe medication practices
  4. Identify strategies to decrease the risk of medication errors
  5. Prepare for drug competency assessment in the workplace.

Assessment

Online Quiz and Workbook

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

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