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PDC52458 - Drug Calculation Refresher Course

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential provides participants with an annual update in drug calculations in the healthcare environment.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.


Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees
Full Fee $25
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
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Study Area
  • Health
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training
  • 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

Undertaking this micro-credential 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 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a 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 Micro-credential Structure

1 hour
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this micro-credential students will gain an understanding of the following concepts:

  1. Common abbreviations
  2. Converting from one unit to another unit
  3. Common conversions
  4. Calculating concentrations
  5. Calculation of oral doses in tablets
  6. Calculating IV doses.
  7. Calculating drip rates for gravity flow infusions
  8. Calculating infusion rates for infusion devices.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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