PDC50264 - Medication Administration Refresher Course
|Duration||20 hours online self-paced learning. Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.|
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 micro-credential reviews and highlights the registered nurses' responsibilities and the safe administration of medications.
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.
Our micro-credentials are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Structure & Availability
Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.
- Revise drug calculations commonly used in medication administration
- Identify relevant legislative requirements for medication administration
- Outline safe medication practices
- Identify strategies to decrease the risk of medication errors
- Prepare for drug competency assessment in the workplace.
Digital Badge via Credly
Students can also download a Certificate of Completion, share to social media or add to a professional portfolio.
There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession as registered practitioners and administer medications.
Our micro-credentials are available for anyone to access. You do not have to be a CQUniversity student.
How to apply
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