- Version: 3.1
- Review due: January 2019
This paediatric version of the Antineoplastic Drug Administration Course (ADAC) supports health professionals to develop the necessary knowledge and clinical skills to administer antineoplastic drugs to children, and handle related waste safely.
ADAC provides standardised education for the safe handling and administration of antineoplastic drugs. The course consists of eight eLearning guides and eQuizzes, supervised clinical practice, a one day workshop to consolidate theory to clinical practice and competency assessments to assess clinical skill.
There are three exit points in the courses for those participants only requiring education
to a certain skills level.
See the Module Flow Diagram
Overview of how to handle antineoplastic drugs and related waste ensuring the safety of staff, patients, carers and family members.
Overview of how antineoplastic drugs work.
Provides an overview of requirements when checking antineoplastic drug treatment protocols and prescriptions.
Overview of education for patients, carers and family members regarding antineoplastic drug treatment.
Overview of patient assessment before, during on completion of antineoplastic drug administration.
Overview of administering oral antineoplastic drugs.
Overview of administering intravenous antineoplastic drugs.
For further information on ADAC read the following resources:
To demonstrate ongoing competency and maintenance of clinical skill participants are able to complete the ADAC Reassessment of clinical competency course.
Other paediatric related learning opportunities include: