Professional and Legal Implications of Medication Administration - PDC52001




4 hours

Medication is a significant factor in the treatment of ill health, the prevention of disease, increased life expectancy and the improvement of health outcomes. However, medication also has a high potential risk to cause harm or even death. This online Short Course introduces the legislative controls and professional obligations in the administration of medication.

The fee for this short course will be $90.00.

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Online
Duration: 4 hours
  1. Identify relevant aspects of common law pertaining to medication administration
  2. Outline the professional and ethical implications of medication administration
  3. Identify the medication standards and legislation on medication administration.


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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