Courses & Units

Medication Management for Nurses CNA203


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


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.


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

Elaine Bentley

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


This unit is currently unavailable.


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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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

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


Teaching Pattern

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


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

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