This course developed with content experts from Grampians Health aims to assist registered nurses whose scope of practice includes medication administration to demonstrate the essential knowledge and mathematical competencies of medication management.
Following completion of this course, you should be able to:
Understand your responsibilities regarding safe medication administration
Identify key risk points and risk reduction strategies in the medication administration process, and
Demonstrate accuracy when calculating drug dosages and intravenous flow rates.
This course will provide:
Definitions of key terms
An overview of your professional, organisational and legal responsibilities when administering medications
An overview of key risk points in the medication administration process
Strategies for reducing the risk of medication errors, and
Examples and explanations of how to calculate medication doses and intravenous (IV) drip rates.
The course is designed for registered nurses whose scope of practice includes medication administration.