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CE Provider # 50-17535 - Florida Board of Nursing and Nursing Assistant,

District of Columbia Board of Nursing & CNA/HHA,

Georgia Board of Nursing Approved, Alabama State Board

of Occupational Therapy Approved, Other Disciplines are approved see others

IV Therapy 15h Review

  • 365Days


This IV therapy course provides guidelines for delivering and managing Intravenous therapy. It covers patient care for IV therapy, the venous system, fluid/electrolyte balance, peripheral veins, venipuncture, catheter types and uses, specific IV therapies, and associated complications. The course also addresses various IV equipment, administration of IV solutions, medications, parenteral nutrition, blood transfusions, legal aspects, infection control standards, and scope of practice for healthcare workers. OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to: 1. Describe legal aspects/standards of Intravenous therapy administration. 2. Define medical terms that relates to intravenous therapy. 3. Discuss indications for Intravenous therapy 4. Discuss the effects of various intravenous fluids on the body. 5. Describe the anatomy and physiology of the venous and arterial systems and the skin. 6. Describe the procedures for venipuncture. 7. Describe how to care for a patient with an I.V. catheter. 8. Describe different I.V. therapies such as chemotherapy, blood transfusions and Parenteral nutrition. 9. Discuss the procedures for starting peripheral and central venous catheter lines. 10. Describe the procedures for managing peripheral and central venous catheter lines. 11 Recognize when an adverse reaction or complication arises due to the I.V. therapy. 12. Describe appropriate interventions to utilize when complications arise from I.V. therapy.

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