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ANP8009 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacology for Scheduled Medicines

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNSG or MNRS or MMHN or PMHN or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH
Co-requisite: ANP8008

Other requisites

Students must be enrolled in the GCHH (Scheduled Medicines) to enrol in this course.
This course should be completed during the studentís last year in the program.
Access to high-level computers is essential for students taking this program. For up-to-date advice on computing requirements, please see //
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


It is important that registered nurses working in isolated and independent clinical practice contexts understand the pharmacokinetics and pharmacological applications of the approved scheduled medications that they are authorised to obtain, supply and administer. This course will provide a foundation for the registered nurse, within their context of practice and in accordance with State and Territory legislation within Australia that is supported by the relevant Drug Therapy Protocol or Chief Health Officer Standing Orders and Health Services Permits, to safely and competently obtain, supply and administer scheduled medication.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2015 External