IV Therapy for Nurses
Therapy NUR 250 - Prerequisite- Graduate VN Program, (Student must have VN license by completion of course), RN, Paramedic Candidates, selected X-Ray technologists.
The IV Therapy Class is a 54-hours, 2 units class which prepares students for initiation and/or maintain common intravenous (IV) therapies. The course covers insertion techniques: TPN, blood and blood products, piggybacks, intermittent infusion sets and common IV drugs. Growth and development issues related to IV insertion: Pediatric techniques (including pediatric equipment). Covers minimum competencies for both Arizona and California IV certification and the regulation and scope of practice rules for both states.