The Australian Health Professional Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) require evidence that Enrolled Nurses have successfully completed medication administration education, to ensure the safe administration of medications.
ENs wishing to remove a notation on their registration or update their qualification to allow medication delivery in the workplace must complete the unit of study; HLTENN007 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy. This is a unit that is provided within an NMBA-approved Diploma of Nursing course.
2022 intake dates to be advised
Determined by self-directed learning
Expected length of time is 12 weeks
This unit is delivered by ANMEC in an online delivery mode. ANMEC make this an achievable process for EN’s currently working in the clinical setting.
RPL for some components may be available for Enrolled Nurses who can demonstrate current skills and knowledge as performed in their workplace.
Applicants must be:
- Applicants must be currently registered as an Enrolled Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and can supply evidence of current and unlimited AHPRA registration;
- Must be currently employed and practicing regularly in a clinical environment where a range of medications administration occurs to achieve the skill requirements for this unit;
- Must be currently under supervision/direct report of an RN manager who can sign recognition documentation to confirm current clinical practice and be able to provide ANMEC educators with updates on student practice;
- Applicants must be over 18 years of age;
- Applicants must supply evidence of Enrolled Nurse qualification, including details of Units of Competency achieved.
$1,300 full cost for ANMFSA member (*Member fees are available only to those who are a current financial member of ANMF(SA) or an affiliated Union for a minimum of 12 months)
$2,300 full cost for non-member
Skill assessments, simulated patient documentation, medication exam, medicine groups and pathophysiology quiz, drug calculation exam, clinical case studies