In order to have the notation removed, an EN must have successfully completed medication administration education at some stage in their career.
ENs who have not previously completed medication administration education
ENs wishing to remove the notation must complete the unit of study Administer and Monitor Medicines and Intravenous Therapy HLTENN007 which is provided within an NMBA-approved Diploma of Nursing.
Education providers who offer an NMBA-approved Diploma of Nursing are published under the Approved programs of study section on the NMBA website. ENs should contact the education provider regarding any questions relating to eligibility for recognition of prior learning.
ENs who have previously completed medication administration education
If you have successfully completed the current or previous medication administration education (outlined below) and wish to have the notation removed you need to complete an Application for removal of notation form APRN-40.
Previous medication administration education
Prior to the release of the current Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115) in December 2015, removal of the notation required the successful completion of two units (if delivered within an NMBA-approved Diploma of Nursing) as follows:
|Name of Unit
||Previously identified as
|Analyse health information together with
|Administer and monitor medications in the work environment
Note: Prior to the commencement of the National Scheme, ENs may have successfully completed medication administration education other than the units listed above. These ENs can administer medicines if they do not have a notation.