This course presents all the core skills needed for the health care practitioner to become familiar with intravenous therapy. Instruction includes a review of the circulatory system; fluid and electrolyte balance; insertion procedure; techniques for proper and successful catheter insertions, care, assessment, and maintenance post catheter insertion; blood administration; and covers a variety of venous access devices.
This course requires self-study and attendance at a half-day, in-class session that will include demonstration, review, skills lab, and testing. A self-study packet for your review should be downloaded and completed before you attend the course. (The link will be emailed to you after you register.) Learn more and register to attend.