This course is offered in partnership with an
Accredited American Heart Association Certified Training Site
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To ensure students feel comfortable during testing, safety issues and possible complications are covered prior to the exam.
Practical testing on eachother is required on the last day of class.
* Last day of class will involve guided venipuncture on fellow students. Please bring in a proxy if you are unable to volunteer.
•Describe purposes for venipuncture.
•Identify potential intravenous (IV) sites and sites to avoid.
•Identify types of prepared IV solutions.
•Identify correct type of tubing to use.
•Determine types of tourniquets that may be used.
•Identify signs and symptoms of fluid volume excess or fluid volume deficit.
•Discuss unexpected outcomes related to a peripheral intravenous infusion and related interventions.
•Describe steps for insertion of a peripheral IV device.
•Troubleshoot intravenous infusions.
•Identify signs and symptoms of complications from intravenous therapy.
•Discontinue a peripheral IV device.
•Identify reasons for discontinuing peripheral IV access.
•Describe unexpected outcomes of discontinuing peripheral IV access and related interventions.
- 2 consecutive days
- Optional: Friday – 7:30am to 5:30pm
- Saturday - 8:30am to 5:30pm
- Sunday - 8:30am to 5:30pm
- 3 consecutive days
- Friday - 7:30am – 7:00pm
- Saturday - 7:30am – 7:00pm
- Sunday - 7:30am – 7:00pm
Jo McCord, RN, CRNA is the Lead Instructor for off-site IV Therapy & Blood Withdrawal courses held in the Mid-Wilshire District. Ms. McCord is a 40-year nursing and anesthesiology veteran. Her broad clinical background includes extensive critical care experiences in several state hospitals in the country.
For additional information please contact us:
(877) 311-4CPR (4277)