Medication Administration and Error Reduction Practices - PDC51994




4 hours

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 Short Course introduces an understanding of the medications nurses administer and the correct way of administering medications to reduce errors.

The fee for this short course will be $90.00.

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Online
Duration: 4 hours
  1. Recognise potential risks for error throughout medication administration procedures
  2. Identify the legal requirements of prescriptions, medication orders, and administration records
  3. Outline safe drug administration guidelines and processes.


Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

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.

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