|Short Description:||Medications Management|
|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 :||4 June 2020|
Pre-requisite: BIO1203 and NUR1299
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.