AHA ACLS, BLS, PALS, NRP, PEARS, ACLS EP, PHTLS and Heartsaver First Aid, CPR/AED Saving American Hearts, Inc 6165 Lehman Drive Suite 202 Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918 Catherine Brinkley (719) 551-1222 email: email@example.com
IV Therapy and Fluid Therapy Certification Course for the LPN and Medical Assistants State of Colorado Approved (Not for EMTs at this time)
IV Therapy and Fluid Therapy Certification Course for the LPN and Medical Assistants State of Colorado Approved, (Not for EMTs at this time)
This course is a total of 60 hours and is achieved via three classroom sessions totaling 24 hours and 20 hours of pre-course self study and 16 hours of clinical laboratory.
This course is designed for LPNs and Medical Assistants (Not for EMTs at this time. We are changing the EMT Curriculum to include Medications and hope to get approval in the next 90 days)
In this course we will cover:
Competency and Scope of Practice
Instructions for use
Anatomy and Physiology
Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
IV Tubing Line Setup
IV Fluid Calculations
IV Tubing Change Frequency
Skin Care and infection control
Peripheral IV Insertion
Equipment Techniques in Venipuncture
Troubleshooting IV Infusion
Discontinuing IV Therapy
Complications of IV Therapy
The classroom portion is a two day course totaling 16 hours. Each student must successfully start 10 IVs as well as discontinue them and pass all skills competency testing before the certification is issued.
Upon successful completion of the course and the hands on skill practice and testing, students will receive a certificate for the course.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the instructor via phone, text or email.
The instructor is Catherine Brinkley (719) 551-1222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Catherine Brinkley (719) 551-1222
Saving American Hearts, Inc 6165 Lehman Drive Suite 202 Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918