IV Therapy Blended Learning

IV Therapy Blended Learning

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/19

This course is a contract course only. Must be scheduled through a manager or educator.  This course cannot be taken by an individual participant.

Course Description: This course is intentioned to make participants will be more knowledgeable about IV therapy, gain the skills to perform IV therapy and increase their ability to initiate, monitor and observe for complications of IV therapy. Upon completion of this program participants will receive a certificate indicating they have completed and passed IV therapy training.

Instructor: Toni Malpass RN, BSN

Target Audience: Licensed Nurses and other healthcare providers who administer injections

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify lifespan considerations related to IV therapy.

  • Identify anatomy and physiology of arteries, veins, capillaries and the skin as they relate to IV therapy.

  • Demonstrate proper vein selection for IV therapy.

  • Describe complications and considerations for IV therapy.

  • Identify IV solutions and their proper usage.

  • Demonstrate proper use of the tourniquet.

  • Demonstrate proper vein dilation.

  • .Demonstrate safe and proper IV venipuncture.

Length of Course:  80 minutes of online lecture + 4 hours of online lab time with lab check-off

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 5.3 contact hours

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.53 CEUs (5.3 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.


Teacher: Toni Malpass