Prerequisite: Must be a Licensed Nurse
Advisory rulings from the State of Massachusetts requires nurses to have further education when practicing IV therapy. This course includes basic anatomy and physiology as it relates to IV therapy, legal considerations, infection control, a brief history, and use of IV therapy, potential problems and complications of IV therapy, and reasons for differing sizes of IV’s. This course includes hands on practice.
Contact hours provided, must have a nurses license to get certificate of completion. Materials fee: $25 (cash only) payable to the instructor on the first night of class. Class is limited to 10 students. 2 weeks/8 hours