Specialty Program | I.V. Therapy Online Program

Title & description

Healthcare professional checks an intravenous drip.

This 30-hour online program provides basic knowledge of I.V. therapy practice for nurses and other members of the healthcare team. Content includes five chapters of recorded audio/slide presentations, a live peripheral I.V. catheter insertion demonstration, videos of two live implanted venous port access (and de-access) demonstrations, a downloadable workbook (133 pages), a post-test following each chapter, two clinical example assignments and a required reading assignment on legal aspects of I.V. therapy. Contact hour requirements include successfully completing all learning activities and submitting the program evaluation.

Please Note: The practice of I.V. Therapy must be performed according to an individual's state scope of practice for their discipline and/or level of licensure. It is the responsibility of the participant in this training to verify that I.V. therapy is within the scope of their licensure/certification by contacting their licensing/certifying body prior to signing up for this course.

Learning objectives

  • Improve I.V. practice
  • Learn best practices to facilitate patient safety
  • Increase the comfort level of healthcare professionals in managing I.V. therapy

Completion Requirements

To earn contact hours for this activity set:

  • View the presentations.
  • Study the handouts and fill out the workbook.
  • Achieve 80% or higher on all six exams. You can take the exams as many times as you wish.
  • Complete and submit two Clinical Example assignments.
  • Complete required reading.
  • Complete the six course evaluations and the overall course evaluation. 

After submitting all the required items above, you can download and print your certificate. A record of contact hours earned will be in your account for six years.   

Additional program information

Planning Committee
Instructor Biography


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UWCNE Accreditation Information



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Individual topics in this program can also be taken as separate courses:  I.V. Therapy | Selected Topics.


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Course format 
Time & place
Start and expiration dates 
Monday, January 25, 2016 - Friday, December 18, 2020
Price: $280.00
Available credit
  • 30.00 Contact hours