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NUR2000 Medications Management

Short Description: Medications Management
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Student contribution band : National Priority - Nursing
ASCED code : 060301 - General Nursing
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 April 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: BIO1203 and NUR1299

Synopsis

The importance of the nurse's role in the safe and proficient administration of medications will form the basis of the student learning journey. Nursing students will develop an understanding of the medication management cycle encompassing all the activities required to manage the quality use of medicines for patients in variety of episodes of care. Students will develop an understanding of how medications are prescribed, dispensed, and administered, and the nurse's role in the reduction of actual or potential harm. The student will develop fundamental knowledge and experience in medication administration in the simulated clinical environment within the context of a 2nd year nursing student. This course contains an ANMAC mandated medication calculations quiz that revises and assesses student's ability to problem solve and calculate required medication dosages with accuracy.

This course contains a mandatory residential school for external students and mandatory on-campus laboratories or practical classes for on-campus students.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 External
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 External
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba