Hospice New Zealand – Subcutaneous Syringe Driver Competency Programme

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This is a training programme for Registered and Enrolled Nurses working in aged residential care and community settings.

Cost

HNZ Syringe Driver Update – $25

HNZ Syringe Driver New Competency – $90

**HNZ Syringe Driver Competency 10 October 2018 – **Cancelled

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 19 September, 10am - 12.30pm, Pember House, Porirua

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Wednesday 5 December, 10am - 12.30pm (Subject to demand)

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Thursday 28 February, 1400-1630, Mary Potter Hospice Newtown

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Description

Overview

This is a training programme for Registered and Enrolled Nurses working in aged residential care and community settings.

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