IV Therapy

IV Therapy Course

Always a popular course that fills up quickly, it is beneficial for RNs, LPNs, Radiology Technologists, EMTs and other allied health professionals whose responsibilities include intravenous maintenance, insertion and administration of IV medications. The purpose of this activity is to provide the learner with necessary skills and theoretical knowledge to initiate and maintain intravenous therapy. This includes intravenous line insertion and administration of intravenous medications. Objectives include but are not limited to: 1) Understanding the concepts of intravenous therapy, including indications and complications. 2) Clinically apply this knowledge while demonstrating the psychomotor skills of intravenous line insertion.  This course is suited for RNs and other healthcare professionals who are involved with the management of intravenous therapy. REQUIRED TEXT: For required text book information, go to https://bookstore.ccm.edu/college
 

Course CodeCourse TitleCEUs
NRS-199Intravenous Therapy Certification Course0.8

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Intravenous Therapy Certification Course

Always a popular course that fills up quickly, it is beneficial for RNs, LPNs, Radiology Technologists, EMTs and other allied health professionals whose responsibilities include intravenous maintenance, insertion and administration of IV medications. You will obtain a basic knowledge on properly inserting a peripheral intravenous catheter, and in-depth venipuncture theory with opportunities for hands-on participation and simulation. Additional topics include: troubleshooting for common intravenous therapy problems, blood transfusion therapy and intermittent intravenous medication administration. Also covered are fluid and electrolyte balance, types of dehydration, and dehydration in the elderly. Seats are limited to 12 in this class. REGISTER NOW! The purpose of this activity is to provide the learner with necessary skills and theoretical knowledge to initiate and maintain intravenous therapy. This includes intravenous line insertion and administration of intravenous medications. Objectives include but are not limited to: 1) Understanding the concepts of intravenous therapy, including indications and complications. 2) Clinically apply this knowledge while demonstrating the psychomotor skills of intravenous line insertion. NRS-199.