Hospice New Zealand – Subcutaneous Syringe Driver Competency Programme

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This programme assists Registered and Enrolled Nurses working in aged residential care and community settings to obtain the theoretical, practical knowledge and skills required to manage a syringe driver in their place of work.

Cost:

HNZ Syringe Driver Update – $30

HNZ Syringe Driver New Competency – $90

For on-site group staff update training at your workplace, please contact our education administrator education@marypotter.org.nz or call 04 381 0152.

Product Quantity

Wednesday 9th September 2020, 1400 - 1630, Wellington Venue TBC (TA: 310)

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Wednesday 14th October 2020, 1400 - 1630, Porirua Venue TBC (TA: 310)

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Wednesday 11th November 2020, 1400 - 1630, Kāpiti Venue TBC (TA: 310)

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Description

Overview

This programme assists Registered and Enrolled Nurses working in aged residential care and community settings to obtain the theoretical, practical knowledge and skills required to manage a syringe driver in their place of work.

Participants attending the update component of the workshop are only required to stay for the presentation.

Nurses attending Competency training will then get the opportunity to practice with the equipment before undertaking a practical assessment. They are also required to complete and submit a written test. Competency is achieved on successful completion of both the practical and written components.

Learning Outcomes

Following this training participants will be able to:

  • Assess patients/residents suitability for commencing a Syringe Driver
  • Have awareness of their responsibilities: Professional, Clinical & Legal
  • Develop communication techniques with medical colleagues, patients and whānau
  • Gain competency in calculating medications and their actions and effects
  • Gain competency in set up and troubleshooting of drivers