PDC51994 - Medication Administration and Error Reduction Practices
|Duration||4 hours online self-paced learning. Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.|
Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) looking to progress your career and upskill your professional development towards leadership and mentoring roles? If so, this non-creditable micro-credential is what you’re looking for. You will cover pedagogical and andragogical approaches to teaching and learning, evaluate how teaching and learning preferences can impact in the coaching and mentoring relationship, and apply knowledge of adult learning theory to coaching and mentoring activities. As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.
In Australia, medications are administered on the order of doctors and dentists. However, in some situations specially qualified nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses may prescribe drugs. This online micro-credential introduces an understanding of the medications nurses administer and the correct way of administering medications to reduce errors.
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.
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 micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.
Structure & Availability
Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.
- Recognise potential risks for error throughout medication administration procedures
- Identify the legal requirements of prescriptions, medication orders, and administration records
- Outline safe drug administration guidelines and processes.
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 micro-credential should work in the healthcare profession.
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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