Cytotoxic Medications Workshop


ACU & SVH Clinical School
Cator Building, Ground Level
(Building Entry on Barcom Ave Darlinghurst, across from Liechhardt Street)

Date details:

Dates available for this program in 2021 are: 

28th July 2021

22nd September 2021

24th November 2021

Online registration and payment link:

Course overview:

This program develops participants’ theoretical knowledge to safely and effectively manage cytotoxic medications.


The workshop is coordinated by SVH Haematology/Oncology CNC with a variety of cancer specialist nurses and pharmacists presenting.

Key topics:

It is anticipated that participants will be able to:
•    Follow NSQW Work Cover guidelines and minimum standard competencies
•    Communicate an understanding of cytotoxic medications including, classification, usage, dosage, actions, toxicities, side effects and adverse reactions
•    Examine issues surround nursing responsibilities of administering cytotoxic medications
•    Critique safe handling issues when dealing with cytotoxic medications
•    Demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of extravasation prevention and management
•    Value health surveillance and activity logs

Who should attend:

Registered Nurses who administer cytotoxic medications

Course enquiries:

Peter Jones
0457 562 178


$175 ex GST


Participants are required to organise their own travel and parking arrangements.

Cancellation policy:

Cancellation provided up to 5 working days before the program a full refund will be issued.

Cancellation past the 5 working days and before 24 hours prior to the program half refund will be issued.

Cancellation with 24hrs prior to the program no refund is issued.

Cancellation should be in writing to


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