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Syringe Driver Competency Certification

Syringe Driver Competency Certification


Hospice West Auckland is proud to offer the Syringe Driver Competency Certification Workshop endorsed by Hospice New Zealand. Further information is available on the Hospice New Zealand website here.

This is a combined programme of theory via eLearning through PalEd, followed by a practical competency in-person assessment workshop delivered by the Hospice West Auckland Learning & Development team. 


  • 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

2024 Dates: 

Tuesday 13th February
Tuesday 12th March
Tuesday 9th April
Tuesday 14th May
Tuesday 11th June
Tuesday 13th August
Tuesday 10th September
Tuesday 15th October
Tuesday 12th November

Presented by: Hospice West Auckland Nurse Educator
Time: 2 hours (1pm - 3pm)
Cost: $50 (+GST)
Location: Te Atatu Hospice Office, 547 Te Atatu Rd, Te Atatu Peninsula

Theory: eLearning modules must be completed before attending the workshop. These take approximately 2 hours to complete (although do not have to be completed in one sitting).      

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

There is no charge to complete the e-learning.

Practical Workshop Details: This is an in-person workshop and assessment only.  Register your interest in the assessment workshop by contacting 

Numbers are limited.  


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