Courses & Units

Medication Management for Nurses CNA203

Note:

Spring School (Extended) dates for 2015/2016:

Commences Monday 16th November 2015 – Friday 18th December 2015
Census Date Friday 14th December 2015
Recommences Monday 4th January 2016 – 5th February 2016

Introduction

This unit will provide students with the knowledge and skills required to administer medication safely and efficiently in a range of clinical settings. More specifically the student will focus on assessment of the patient, understanding the legal and ethical requirements related to medication management and drug calculations.

Summary

Unit name Medication Management for Nurses
Unit code CNA203
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences
Teaching staff

Elaine Bentley

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

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* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 060301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

  • COREQ - (CNA227 H3D) (CNA226 H3R,H3V, H3H)
  •  MEXCL - CNA215

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

One 50 minute lecture,Two 50 minute clinical laboratory sessions per week.

Assessment

Quiz 10%, Case Study Essay (1200 words) 40%, Exam 50%, Medications Calculations Assessment (100% accuracy).

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Textbooks

Required

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