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  • HLTENN007

Administer and Monitor Medicines and Intravenous Therapy

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At a glance

At a glance

Advance your current scope of practice to include administering and monitoring IV medication with this specialised short course, designed specifically for Enrolled Nurses.

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HLTENN007 Administer and Monitor Medicines and Intravenous Therapy

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Course overview

Course overview

Advance your current scope of practice to include administering and monitoring IV medication with this specialised short course, designed specifically for Enrolled Nurses. In this flexible online course, you’ll learn how to prepare, administer and monitor intravenous medications as well as how to minimise risk. Your studies will be fully supported by expert Registered Nurse Educators who are available via email, online forums or online chat rooms.

Units

The successful achievement of this unit of study requires you to complete the core unit listed below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
HLTENN007
Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

Prior to enrolling into the unit of study, TAFE Queensland will require written confirmation of your employer's support to complete the workplace observation (assessment 5) through an authorisation form signed by your Director of Nursing.

If you are not currently working in industry you will need to discuss your situation on an individual basis to determine whether you are able to effectively complete the requirements of this unit of study. The outcome of this may result in extra costs associated with Clinical Placement. Participants in this program must:

  • be registered as an Enrolled Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold the Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 Nursing) or equivalent. Students must provide a certified copy of their AHPRA nursing registration at enrolment.
  • demonstrate intermediate level computer skills
  • have access to the internet and have an email account
  • be a permanent resident
  • have a high level of literacy and numeracy
  • provide a completed clinical practice authorisation form from their Director of Nursing supporting them to undertake clinical practice within their facility

Vocational placement

Prior to  enrolling into the unit of study, TAFE Queensland requires written confirmation of your employer's support to complete the workplace observation (assessment 5) through an authorisation form signed by your Director of Nursing .

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

At the start of study students will be provided with:

  • access to  online resources.
  • any recommended reading lists by their facilitator.
  • all assessment details including workplace observation requirements.

Need to know

Students that are Medication Endorsed but want to complete IV medications will now need to enrol into this unit.  All components of this unit must be completed as the Medication Administration cannot be separated from the IV medications.

Students that are not endorsed and have a notation on their AHPRA registration stating that they cannot administer medications will need to complete this unit before the notation is able to be removed by AHPRA. They will then be able to administer IV medications as per their employers' policy and procedures.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland