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Safe Medication Administration Course 2 – Residential Care

Safe Medication Administration Course 2 – Residential Care

Safe Medication Administration Course 2 – Residential Care

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on behalf of The Skilled Nurse International

$5.13 $ 5.13 $ 5.13

$5.13 $ 5.13 $ 5.13

$ 5.13 $ 5.13 $ 5.13
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Launch date: 22 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 03 Apr 2017

Reference: 173667

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This online education refresher course is suitable for experienced nurses who are certified to administer medication in their country of registration.

This course is NOT appropriate for nurses who are not certified to administer medication in their country of registration, nor for Disability Care Workers, PCAs, or Aged Care Attendants. We advise these workers to seek advice from their employers as which competencies are required and where they are to be obtained.

This second medication administration course is designed to build on our first Drug Administration course. This course is designed to assist the nurse in understanding the different drug forms and the implications this has on daily practice in the ward. One area that this course focuses on is “Can I crush this drug?”. Other important considerations related to drugs and older adults are also discussed. As with the first drug administration course, a section on drug calculations is included.

Objectives

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Appreciate the nurses' role in quality use of medicines.
- Describe the four phases of pharmacokinetics.
- Identify factors that can affect the absorption of medications.
- Identify oral medications that should not be cut or crushed and briefly explain the rationale.
- Outline the physiological factors that can alter drug pharmacokinetics in the older person.
- Calculate accurate drug dosages using appropriate formulae.
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We specialise in online training, and offer our extensive range of courses to nurses internationally. Our courses are written by nurse educators with vast clinical and university experience, so you can be sure that our courses are based on the highest Australian nursing standards.
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