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This certificate program is designed to educate health care professionals in understanding principles and practice of intravenous therapy with an emphasis on venipuncture techniques, equipment, equipment, precautions, complication of intravenous therapy, and nursing responsibilities.
12 hours of class and skills practice with a post course requirement to submit documentation of five successful IVs for the award of a 15 hour certificate in IV Therapy.
- History of IV Therapy
- SC Laws Governing Intravenous Therapy
- Parenteral Fluid and Electrolyte Needs
- Intravenous Standards of Practice
- IV Drip Calculations
- Complications of IV Therapy
- Documentation of IV Therapy
- General Principles of Intravenous Therapy
Entry Requirements/What to Expect
Due to South Carolina practice laws only certain professionals may administer IV Therapy. Qualifications for this course: 1. RN or 2. LPN or 3. CMA (Medical Assistant) with physician's letter as your employer requesting you take the course.
For more information, call (864) 646-1700 or toll free 866-269-5677, Ext 1700
(within the 864 area code) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional class offerings, visit our full course listing and schedule of classes.