Specialty Program 2017 | I.V. Therapy Skills Lab | July 28, 2017
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|
|9:00||Welcome and overview of the skills lab|
|9:10||Review and Q&A of online coursework|
|10:00||Demonstration and discussion of peripheral I.V. catheter insertion and I.V. push medication administration|
|10:30||Hands-on skills practice related to peripheral I.V. catheter insertions and I.V. push medication administration|
|11:30||Demonstration and discussion of central venous catheter (CVC) dressing change and blood draw from a CVC|
|12:00||Hands-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 Form. The 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.
Kay Coulter, RN, CRNI, VA-BC
Executive Director, Infusion Knowledge, Inc., Clearwater, Florida; Contracted Instructor, Continuing Nursing Education Department, St. Petersburg College, Clearwater, Florida
- 4.00 Contact hours