Syringe Driver Competency

Syringe Driver Competency

This course equipes Registered Nurses with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills required to manage a subcutaneous syringe driver in their place of work. Successful completion of a practical assessment and a written test is required for certification. This training can be delivered at your workplace by arrangement.

Harbour Hospice delivers the Syringe Driver Competency program throughout the year, please refer to our education calendar for dates and times. Onsite training can be arranged, a minimum of 5 and maximum of 10 attendees are required.

 

Cost: $70 inc GST.

Duration: 3 hours

Registration is essential. Please email education@harbourhospice.org.nz for more information.

 

2020 Syringe Driver Competency Course Dates

 

Tuesday 18 February, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Harbour Hospice Hibiscus House, Conference Centre

 

Wednesday 18 March, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Harbour Hospice North Shore, Kea Room

 

Thursday 14 May, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Harbour Hospice Hibiscus House, Conference Centre

 

Thursday 11 June, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Harbour Hospice North Shore, Kea Room

 

Tuesday 4 August, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Harbour Hospice Hibiscus House, Conference Centre

 

Wednesday 9 September, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Harbour Hospice North Shore, Kea Room

 

Tuesday 20 October, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Harbour Hospice Hibiscus House, Conference Centre

 

Wednesday 11 November, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Harbour Hospice North Shore, Kea Room

Syringe Driver Extended Competency

This competency program is designed for Registered Nurses who practice within aged care facility who may need to prepare their own syringe driver syringes to manage patients within their setting. Prerequisite to this programme;

  • To be a Registered Nurse with current Annual Practicing Certificate (ACP).
  • Prior attendance and Certification of Syringe Driver Competency program (within 12 months).

Harbour Hospice delivers the Syringe Driver Extended Competency program throughout the year, please refer to our education calendar for dates and times. Onsite training can be arranged, a minimum of 5 and maximum of 10 attendees are required.

 

Cost: $70 inc GST. 

Duration: 2.5 hours

Registration is essential. Please email education@harbourhospice.org.nz for more information.

 

2020 Syringe Driver Extended Competency course dates coming soon

 

 

With a mixture of theory and practical training, I can now confidently administer and set up a Syringe Driver.

— Registered Nurse