Specialty Program | I.V. Therapy Online Program
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.
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
Individual topics in this program can also be taken as separate courses: I.V. Therapy | Selected Topics.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
- Improve I.V. practice
- Learn best practices to facilitate patient safety
- Increase the comfort level of healthcare professionals in managing I.V. therapy
Introduction and Overview of Current I.V. Therapy
Peripheral Venous Access Devices
Central Venous Access Devices
I.V. Medications and Fluids
Total Parenteral Nutrition
Required Reading, Support Pages and Resources
- 30.00 Contact hours
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