This course is designed to prepare students to start and superimpose intravenous fluid via primary or secondary infusion lines, and blood withdrawal. The course will cover psychological preparation of the patient, legal aspect in IV therapy, infection control, indications for IV therapy, types of venipuncture devices, delivery systems, intravenous fluids, venipuncture sites, observation of the patient, regulation of the fluid flow, selection of equipment, complications of IV therapy, method selection, safety measures, complications, and preparation of withdrawal sites. Students will perform simulated and actual intravenous catheterizations.
36 Hours Total
6/27 - 7/1
9/6 - 9/12
12/5 - 12/9
*dates subject to change
Theory 0800 - 1630 M-W
Theory 0800 - 1100 Th
Clinical 1100 - 1630 Th
Clinical 0800 - 1200 F
The content, delivered through lectures and demonstrations, will expose students to actual nursing procedures and technicians while in the clinical setting.
$435.00 - Institutional
$ 0.00 - CA STRF
*rates subject to change without notice
This program does not directly lead to employment.
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