The 3 hour interactive course is about the safe administration of medications. It incorporates the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care recommendations and guidelines. This course requires a 100% pass mark to successfully complete it. It includes some paediatric calculations but is not a paediatric medication calculation test.
Participants will learn how learn how to individuals and healthcare providers can improve patient safety. It considers all the common ways errors are made and the recommendations for avoiding these. It provides detailed tuition on medication calculations for oral IM IV and weight based medications. It provides opportunities throughout to practice calculations prior to undertaking the test.
This course is part of regular medication safety and calculations competency testing. It has rotational questions and requires a 100% pass mark. It incorporates the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care recommendations and guidelines.