Specialty Program | I.V. Therapy Skills Lab | May 19, 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. 

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
11:15 Break
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
1:00 Q&A
1:15 Adjourn


Registering a Group or an Employee?

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


  • Contact hours: 4.00
  • Event starts: Fri, May 19, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • Event ends: Fri, May 19, 2017 - 1:15 pm
  • Available: Sun, Jan 01, 2017
  • Unavailable: Sun, Nov 19, 2017
  • Price: $115.00

Learning objectives

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.


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Kay Coulter, RN, CRNI, VA-BC

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