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Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy

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The HLTENN007 - Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy unit details out the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to safely administer and monitor medications and intravenous (IV) therapy. You will understand and get practice in working out precise dosage calculations based on patient requirements. The course teaches you how to correctly interpret written instructions from an authorized prescriber. You will also gain experience in evaluating patients for medication effectiveness and side effects, and can effectively respond to any side effects or allergic pharmacological reactions.

  • Course Name :
    HLTENN007 - Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • Course Delivery : Classroom and Blended modes of delivery
  • AQF Level : 5
  • Provided By :
    Institute of Health and Nursing Australia

The HLTENN007 - Administer and Monitor Medicines and Intravenous Therapy course is nationally accredited and is suited to Enrolled Nurses who wish to develop their professional competencies in nursing.

This course will be delivered over a maximum of 250 hours.

The course HLTENN007 - Administer and Monitor Medicines and Intravenous Therapy comprises one unit, delivered over 250 hours. This includes Simulation Based learning, Self-directed learning and Practical placement.

Unit codeUnit titleHours
HLTENN007Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy    250

The course will be offered in blended learning approach. There is also a practical placement component.

Completion of this skill set will help to perfect your skills in the safe administration of medication and IV therapy for patients.

Those seeking entry into this course should meet the following criteria:

  • Basic computer skills
  • Current registration as an Enrolled nurse with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and AHPRA
  • Current Police Check
  • Working with Children Check

Candidates must produce evidence of vaccination supplied prior to clinical placement.

Physical requirements

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable accommodations" in the campus lab and classroom, there are clinical practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA control. The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the hospital and community health settings. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable accommodations. Additional skills and abilities are needed to perform patient/ resident care in the clinical settings to pass the course objectives and requirements.

  • Strength:Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a patient, and perform CPR
  • Mobility:Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
  • Hearing:Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
  • Vision:Sufficient to make physical assessments of patients and equipment.
  • Communication:Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability that will require reasonable accommodations to fulfill these requirements then please declare in your course application, special needs section.

To apply for this course, just scroll down and submit an enquiry. Our representative will get back to you and provide guidance.

Online (Blended) Delivery


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