In order to undertake this course you must first apply to True Relationships and Reproductive Health and complete the eligibility package. Once you have been approved eligible by True Relationships and Reproductive Health you will be provided with your login details and you have three months from the enrolment date to complete the course.
This course is for sexual and reproductive health nurses who are already working in an advanced capacity, to further enhance their knowledge and skills in relation to the safe supply and administration of medication within a sexual and reproductive health program according to the Drug Therapy Protocol – Sexual Health Program (including reproductive health), relevant approved Health Management Protocol and the Queensland Health (Drugs & Poisons) Regulation 1996.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply relevant legislation, policies and ethical principles to professional practice as an Authorised DTP Sexual Health Program Nurse.
- Define the differences between the key pharmacological principles:
- including drug actions
- principles and methods of administration and supply
- drug calculations
- application of specific drugs in specific conditions
- identify needs of specific groups
- normal and adverse reactions to drug therapy
- appropriate interventions
- Demonstrate an advance level of knowledge of Authorised Nurse's roles and responsibilities in the supply and administration of drugs
- Implement comprehensive medication assessment for contraception, and supply medication according to the employer's Health Management Protocol and Drug Therapy Protocol - Sexual Health Program (including Reproductive Health)
- Demonstrate the ability to deliver quality immunisation services according to:
- employer's Health Management Protocol and Drug Therapy Protocol - Sexual Health Program (including Reproductive Health)
- Australian Immunisation Handbook
- National Vaccine Storage Guidelines
- Demonstrate the ability to assess individual client's vaccination requirements, manage vaccine processes and vaccination procedures
- Identify and treat anaphylaxis according to organisational guidelines and procedures
Assessment: Online Quizzes, Assessment Workbook and Reflective Journal
Duration: 20 Hours
CPD Hours: 20
Intakes: Cohort limited
Delivery Method: Online
Relevant For: All health practitioners who are eligible. Click here to access the eligibility pack.
The course has been developed by True Relationships and Reproductive Health and is endorsed by Queensland Health. It is offered by the Centre for Professional Development in collaboration with True Relationships and Reproductive Health.
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- Recognise the importance of sexuality in the older population
- Identify positive approaches to human sexuality
- Develop an understanding of the complex factors that shape human sexual behaviour
- Identify the role of health care providers to understand and promote the potentially positive role sexuality can play in people’s lives
- Be empowered to have meaningful and interactive conversations with seniors about sexual decision making
Assessment: Online quiz
Duration: 1 hour
CPD Hours: 1
Intakes: This course can be enrolled into at any time
Delivery Method: 100% online
Relevant for: All health professionals and members of the community
Course Enquiries: CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au
Website Course Profile: CPD13 - Sexual Health in Australia - Sex for Seniors
Developments in digital technology have revolutionised many aspects of life and offer many exciting possibilities. These developments however also pose risks for young people. In this course, we examine how young people are using new technologies and both the risks and benefits that these technologies bring to the lives of young people. Specifically, we will examine the implications of the digitally mediated world on the sexual development, sexual behaviour and safety and wellbeing of children and young people.