Version Effective: 12th of March, 2018
Version Effective: 12th of March, 2018

PDC51997 - High Risk Medications

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 high risk medication.

The fee for this short course will be $90.00.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should be Registered Nurses.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
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

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for Registered Nurses.

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 4 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

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.

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Standard Course Structure

4 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes

      1. Identify the common higher risk medications used in Australian health facilities
      2. Recognise the type of potential errors that may occur during administration processes of high risk drugs
      3. Describe safe preparation practices for high risk drugs.

      Assessment

      Online Quiz

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