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Sexual and Reproductive Health Nurse Authorisation Course

Overview

At a glance

Designed for sexual and reproductive health nurses who are working in an advanced capacity, to further enhance their knowledge and skills in the safe supply and administration of medication within a sexual and reproductive health program.

Delivery Mode Distance
Availability Distance Education
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

This course consists of online theory whilst you are working in the field of sexual health. This is a 20 hour course completed online.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion, you will receive authorisation as a Sexual and Reproductive Health Nurse with Queensland Health.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded 20 CPD hours and enables students to qualify as an Authorisation Sexual and Reproductive Health Nurse with Queensland Health.

Details

Course Summary

Ideal for Registered Nurses working in the area of sexual health, you will be required to have met all prerequisites, and have submitted an Eligibility Pack to True Relationships and Reproductive Health (formerly Family Planning Queensland) (also available on their website).

The learning outcomes for this course are:

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply relevant legislation, policies and ethical principles to professional practice as an Authorised DTP Sexual Health Program Nurse.
  • Define the differences between the key pharmacological principles:
  • Demonstrate an advanced level of knowledge of Authorised Nurse's roles and responsibilities in the supply and administration of drugs
  • Implement comprehensive medication assessment for contraception, and supply medication according to the employer's Health Management Protocol and Drug Therapy Protocol - Sexual Health Program (including Reproductive Health)
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver quality immunisation services according to:
    • employer's Health Management Protocol and Drug Therapy Protocol - Sexual Health Program (including Reproductive Health)
    • Australian Immunisation Handbook
    • National Vaccine Storage Guidelines
  • Demonstrate the ability to assess individual client's vaccination requirements, manage vaccine processes and vaccination procedures
  • Identify and treat anaphylaxis according to organisational guidelines and procedures

Total Price: $400 via PayPal Link for direct access to the course at cpheonline.cqu.edu.au

Entry Requirements

In order to undertake this course you must first apply to True Relationships and Reproductive Health and complete the eligibility package. Once you have been approved eligible by True Relationships and Reproductive Health you will be provided with your login details and you have three months from the enrolment date to complete the course.

Delivery method

Access to this course is through our Learning Management System at cpheonline.cqu.edu.au

Program Structure

You will be required to complete the self-directed online course and all relevant assessment.

How to Apply

Enrolment

To enrol in this course, please complete the Eligibility Pack at true.org.au and following approval apply direct to professionalhealth@cqu.edu.au.