Further your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this nationally accredited skill set
Gain the skills required to administer medicines and intravenous therapy. Any registered enrolled nurse may enrol and there are no prerequisites or need for specific experience.
Gain more skills to further your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Medicines and Intravenous Therapy skill set.
If you are an Enrolled Nurse who is currently working in a health care environment, you can gain the skills required to administer medicines and intravenous therapy by completing this skill set which covers Nationally Accredited unit HLTENN007 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy. This comprehensive unit covers all aspects of medication administration including a variety of methods; oral, otic, ocular, topical, rectal, vaginal, enteral, subcutaneous (subcut), intramuscular (IM), intravenous (IV) injection and infusion via a PIVC and blood and blood products, amongst others. The unit consists of online theory and a series of workshops, simulated assessments and workplace competencies.
Any registered enrolled nurse may enrol in the unit; there are no prerequisites and no need for specific experience (full unit enrolment). There are different entry points if you already have the formal qualifications and experience in administering some medications (partial unit enrolment).
The skills and knowledge you need to be employed as an Enrolled Nurse
Your employment prospects are high in this industry and you'll gain satisfaction from improving the quality of peoples' lives.
Enrolled Nurses have varied and rewarding career opportunities, making a difference in the lives of the people they care for
North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Nursing will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to be employed as an Enrolled Nurse; such as human biology, medical terminology, medicines and how to provide care for a range of people from different backgrounds.
With our nursing qualification, you'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.
Not only are your employment prospects high in this industry, you'll also gain satisfaction from improving the quality of peoples' lives and possibly even saving lives.
You could gain employment in hospitals, community health services, residential care, private homes (home care), clinics, medical practices and pathology services.