Specialty Program 2017 | I.V. Therapy Skills Lab | March 17, 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.
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. One transfer is allowed.
|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