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.

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

International Students
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

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

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
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.


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