Specialty Program 2017 | I.V. Therapy Skills Lab | Aug 25, 2017

Seattle, WA US
August 25, 2017

Healthcare professional at a skills lab.This I.V. Therapy Skills Lab is a four-hour, in-person, simulated hands-on training session with an I.V. Therapy qualified instructor. Content includes a brief review of the I.V. Therapy Program online coursework, question and answer session, demonstrations and hands-on skills practice with a peripheral and central station. A lab kit will be provided as part of the registration fee. Enrollment is limited and preregistration is required. Please note that Skills Labs are being phased out as of September 30, 2017.

Prerequisite: You must have completed all requirements of the I.V. Therapy Online Program before registering for this skills lab. 

Registration fee: The skills lab registration fee is nonrefundable and nontransferable. 

Lab Schedule: 9:00 AM - 1:15 PM
9:00Welcome and overview of the skills lab
9:10Review and Q&A of online coursework
10:00Demonstration and discussion of peripheral I.V. catheter insertion and I.V. push medication administration
10:30Hands-on skills practice related to peripheral I.V. catheter insertions and I.V. push medication administration
11:30Demonstration and discussion of central venous catheter (CVC) dressing change and blood draw from a CVC
12:00Hands-on skills practice related to CVC dressing change and blood draw from a CVC


Registering a Group or an Employee?

Fill out our Group/Employee Registration FormThe registration manager will process your request and notify by email.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this skills lab, you will be better able to:

  • Demonstrate the proper steps for insertion of a peripheral I.V. catheter.
  • Implement safe I.V. push medication administration techniques.
  • Demonstrate the correct procedural steps for a central venous catheter dressing change.
  • State the rationale for discarding "waste blood" when drawing a blood sample from a central venous catheter.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 4.00 Contact hours
Event starts: 
08/25/2017 - 9:00am PDT
Event ends: 
08/25/2017 - 1:15pm PDT
UW Tower
4333 Brooklyn Ave NE
22nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98105
United States

Kay Coulter, RN, CRNI, VA-BC

Executive Director, Infusion Knowledge, Inc., Clearwater, Florida; Contracted Instructor, Continuing Nursing Education Department, St. Petersburg College, Clearwater, Florida

Available Credit

  • 4.00 Contact hours


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