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Syringe Driver Competency Certification

Syringe Driver Competency Certification


2022 Dates (subject to numbers and covid, limited spaces)


17 May

21 June

19 July

16 August

22 September

11 October

15 November

Further 2022 dates to be confirmed midyear.


    • Gain proficiency in the commencement and management of the (preferred) syringe driver
    • Theoretical and practical skills in the handling of drugs and the syringe driver
    • The role of syringe drivers in palliative and end of life care, specialist input into the management of the syringe driver

    We are pleased to be able to offer the Syringe Driver Competency Programme in conjunction with Hospice NZ.  

    This is a combined programme of theory via e-learning and followed by a practical competency assessment workshop delivered by our HWA Nurse Educator.

    Presented by: Hospice West Auckland Nurse Educator

    Time: 2 hours

    Cost: The Full Practical Competency is $50 (+gst)

    Location: The Living and Learning Centre, 206 Swanson Road, Henderson 

    Pre-requisite: e-Learning modules must be completed before attending the workshop. These take approximately 2 hours to complete (although do not have to be completed in one setting).      

    To register for the online modules, visit or contact us at for assistance.

    There is no charge to complete the e-learning.

    Workshop Details:                  

    This is a face-to-face workshop and assessment only.  We are currently looking at the best options for ensuring we can deliver this workshop as safely as possible.

    We recommend that you register your interest in the assessment workshop by contacting as numbers will be limited as dates are confirmed.  

    Please ensure anyone attending has completed the pre-requisite e-learning so they are ready to go when the workshops commence. 


    Further information is available here

    Certificates awarded for completion and endorsed by Hospice NZ.

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