The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA)

This course is officially endorsed by the APNA, meeting all the required quality standards criteria. Eligible participants who complete the educational activities within this course are entitled to claim 60 points towards their Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

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Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Online Course Details

Ensuring precise drug administration and preventing complications, especially with intravenous treatments, is pivotal for optimising patient outcomes.

The Safe Medication Management Including IV Therapy course is a comprehensive and advanced training program designed to provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure the safe administration of medications, including intravenous (IV) therapy.

The learner outcomes for this course include:

  • Pharmacology Fundamentals: Develop a deep understanding of pharmacology principles, including drug classifications, mechanisms of action, and pharmacokinetics, to make informed decisions regarding medication administration.
  • Medication Calculations: Master medication dosage calculations, ensuring precision in administering medications and IV therapies, even in complex clinical scenarios.
  • IV Therapy Essentials: Learn the essential components of IV therapy, including IV line selection, site assessment, and the preparation and administration of IV medications and fluids.
  • Safety Protocols: Implement rigorous safety protocols for medication administration, with a focus on reducing medication errors, preventing adverse reactions, and ensuring patient safety.
  • Infection Control: Understand the principles of infection control and practice aseptic techniques to minimize the risk of infection associated with IV therapy.
  • Assessment and Monitoring: Develop skills in patient assessment, including assessing vital signs, evaluating the effectiveness of medications, and recognising potential adverse reactions or complications.
  • Documentation and Legal Considerations: Learn how to maintain comprehensive and accurate medication records, including documenting medication administration and adhering to legal and ethical standards.

Medication management is a critical aspect of healthcare, and this course focuses on equipping participants with the expertise required to safeguard patient well-being and optimize treatment outcomes.

This course is essential for nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and healthcare providers responsible for medication administration and IV therapy. By completing this program, participants will be well-prepared to ensure the safe and effective management of medications and IV therapies, contributing to enhanced patient care and improved treatment outcomes.

Training Program

This non-accredited online course is offered through our learning management system. There are 2 components to this training program:

  • Online learning
  • Online workbooks

Students should allow up to 60 minutes for the online learning to be completed. If you have completed Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Online training in the past, you may be able to complete the online program in a shorter time frame.

Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Key Facts


100% Online Course - Complete your course quickly and easily online.

Learn at your own pace - Track your progress and complete your course at your convenience within a 3-month period.

Engaging & Interactive Content - Enjoy a mix of interactive modules, multiple-choice questions, and videos that make learning fun and interesting.

Same Day Certificate - Certificate of completion will be emailed directly to you.

Unique Approach to Refresher Training
Professional Audio
Animation and Interactivity
WCAG 2.0 Accessibility
Mobile Compatibility

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Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Course Requirements

Our Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy courses enable you to gain the skills and certification you need fast. The course content and learning management system is industry-leading, ensuring you have a great online experience.

To complete an online course you need the following resources -

  • PC or Mac Computer, Tablet, iPad, iPhone or Android phone
  • Internet connection and browser (see below)
  • Speakers or headphones

Once you have enrolled we supply you with access details to login to your learner portal so you can start straight away, and have 3 months to complete the course.

The Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy course is a mixture of interactive modules, multiple choice questions and videos. You don't have to complete the course all at once, and can pause it so you can pick up where you left off later. Once you've successfully completed the course, you will be emailed your Certificate of Completion straight away.

Online Course Software

Our online courses are accessible on a wide range of devices including Windows and Mac computers, iPads, tablets, and smartphones (both Android and iPhone).

  • For computers and tablets, we advise using the most recent versions of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. Please note, Microsoft Edge is not supported at this time.
  • For iPhone users, the operating system should be iOS 11 or above, and Safari is the recommended browser.
  • For Android users, Chrome is the recommended browser.

Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Course Pre-requisites

  • There are no pre-requisites for completing these courses and students do not require a USI number.

Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Online Assessment

Students will be assessed through the use of online workbooks to confirm knowledge has been achieved and are provided unlimited attempts to complete the Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Online course.

This Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Online course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners can have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills.

Please Note: if you require accredited training or a Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Statement of Attainment for the workplace, you should check with your employer or industry body to confirm Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Online is accepted prior to enrolment. We do not offer refunds to students who did not realise they needed an accredited Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy certificate.

Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Certification

Once successfully completed, learners will be issued with a certificate of completion for Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy. Certificates are emailed to students however hard a copy is available for an additional fee.

Students will be issued with a -

  • Certificate of completion for Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy

Certificates are issued by Training Unlimited Pty Ltd (RTO ID 20891).

Please be aware Students are NOT completing a nationally recognised unit of competency and will NOT be provided with a Statement of Attainment after completing this course.

Course Enrolment

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The cost for the Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Online course is $49.
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If organising staff training, we can facilitate the Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy Online course for groups.

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Online Course FAQs

How do I get my Certificate?

Once you've successfully completed your online course you'll receive your certificate by email straight away.

What are the System Requirements?

How do you get access to the course material? Once you log onto your learner portal, your course will be there. All you need to do is click START.

Do you need to download any software? No, just log in with your desktop or iPhone and you can start it straight away!

When does access expire? You will need to complete the course within 3 months of the original booking date.

Can you use Windows, Mac, Android and iPhone? YES, you can use all software. 

Are there any tests and what type of tests are they? Within the course, there is interactive modules, multiple choice and videos.

What do I need to start learning?

Nothing! All you need is a computer or laptop. The latest versions of Internet Explorer, Chrome or Safari are recommend.

Why learn online?

Our online courses enable you to gain the skills and certification you need anywhere - even in the comfort of your own home. Our course content and learning management system is industry-leading, enabling you to achieve best results first time.

General Course FAQs

Can Centrelink pay for me?

What you need to do is register with your local Job Network Agent. Your Employment Consultant will make the booking with us on your behalf and arrange payment with us directly. Unfortunately Centrelink does not pay directly.

Can I pay my package in instalments?

Unfortunately we cannot offer this service, full payment of course fees are required at the time of booking. The good news is that we try to always offer value for money and keep course fees affordable, so you know that you are always getting good value, especially with our package deals which offer reduced prices!

Can you get me a job?

Although we cannot guarantee you a job, we would be delighted to refer you to an agent who may be able to assist you to find work.

What if I have trouble with written/spoken english for a Course?

You may bring a friend along to the course or, alternatively, you can phone the National Translation service to book an interpreter. Visit the Immigration website for more information about help with translating.

What payment methods do you accept?

Payment can be made at the time of booking using either a credit card, EFTPOS or cash. Invoices and acceptance of company cheques is by prior arrangement only.

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Unlock your potential instantly with our Safe Medication Management including IV Therapy online course and begin your learning journey wherever you are - at home, in the office, or on the move.

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