The HLTENN007 - Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy unit provides the skills and knowledge required to diligently administer and monitor medications and intravenous (IV) therapy. Students will learn how to work out precise dosage calculations based on patient requirements, and correctly interpret written instructions from an authorized prescriber. They will be able to perform an assessment of the patient for medication effectiveness and side effects, and can effectively respond to an allergic pharmacological reaction.

"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply".

Course Overview

This course will be delivered and assessed over 250 hours.

The course will be offered in blended learning approach.

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

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

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

Unit Code

Unit Title


Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy

Unit Outline and Breakdown of Hours

Nominal hours

250 hrs.


108 hrs.

SBA(Simulation Based Assessment)

56 hrs.

SDL(Self Directed Learning)

22 hrs.

PEP(Professional Experience Placement)

64 hrs.

Online (Blended) Delivery

Campus : Melbourne(Heidelberg) | Perth | Sydney(Parramatta)
Apr 24, 2017
Jul 03, 2017
Sep 11, 2017

We have three campuses, Melbourne (Heidelberg), Perth and Sydney:

Melbourne(Heidelberg) Campus

Perth Campus

Sydney Campus

Upper Heidelberg Road,
Heidelberg Heights,
Victoria 3081 Australia

Level 3
Carillon City Arcade,
680-692 Hay Street Mall,
Perth WA 6000 Australia

Level 7
33 Argyle Street,
NSW 2150 Australia

Blended Mode Theory is delivered online and its SBA's will be carried out at the above facility or any other facilities approved by IHNA. Students enrolled for the blended mode of delivery can attend the simulation workshops at an agreed campus.

The application process involves 5 steps: application, interview (plus Language, Literacy and Numeracy), offer letter, payment and confirmation of enrolment. Applicants must successfully complete each stage in order to enrol.

Applicants can submit their initial application online.

Applications can be completed online by clicking 'Apply Online' button.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us on 1800 22 52 83 (TOLL FREE).

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

COST: AUD $2,900

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