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Immunisation Program Nurse—approved courses

Under the provisions of the Medicines and Poisons (Medicines) Regulation 2021, only appropriately authorised immunisation program nurses are able to administer and supply scheduled medicines as specified in the Extended Practice Authority ‘Registered Nurses’.  For more information please see the Medicines and Poisons Act 2019 Factsheet: Immunisation programs – registered nurses.

Approved courses to gain appropriate Immunisation Program Nurse certification

Please note that the Australian Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination Training Program is not an approved Immunisation Program Nurse course and successful completion does not qualify the participant as an authorised immunisation provider.

Further information about this training program is available at COVID-19 Vaccination Training Program.

Sexual Health Program Nurse

Under the provisions of the Medicines and Poisons (Medicines) Regulation 2021, only appropriately authorised sexual health program nurses are able to administer and supply scheduled medicines as specified in the Extended Practice Authority ‘Registered Nurses’.

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National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (ACSQHC)

Last updated: 21 January 2022

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Email: chiefnurse-office@health.qld.gov.au

Physical address: Level 1, 15 Butterfield Street, Herston, QLD 4006

Postal address: GPO Box 48, Brisbane, QLD 4001