Intravenous (IV) Insertion is a skill that many allied health professionals strive to contain. Being able to insert an IV can be a challenge within itself. Our program is designed to give students the confidence to go in and successfully start an IV.
IV Insertion is a skill that can allow you access to any area in the medical field, as you will have the opportunity to work with many different types of patients.
Our IV Insertion course is only one day long, so students should have some phlebotomy or nursing experience. During the course students will learn:
The 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.
Classes are Tuesdays from 5p to 8p.
Schedules for Training
(1 Day class, Tuesdays only. Class times 5p-8p)
Next classes: August 15, 2023 September 19, 2023 October 17, 2023 November 21, 2023 December 19, 2023
More dates will be added continuously, depending upon participation.