LIMITED IV THERAPY COURSE
After successfully completing this course, the Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Ohio will be able to:

Discuss the responsibility of the licensed practical nurse in the performance of limited intravenous therapy procedures;

Identify the IV solutions and medications the LPN may administer;

Summarize the prohibitions involved in IV therapy for LPNs;

Apply principles and practices of (standard) universal precautions as related to intravenous therapy;

Describe and safely perform the procedures for venipuncture, collection of equipment, site selection, palpation of veins, and skin preparation for IV therapy procedures that may be performed by LPNs;

Explain the procedures for reconstituting and administering intravenous antibiotics via piggyback including basic pharmacology, compatibilities, and flow rates;

Demonstrate the procedures for adding intravenous solutions to existing infusions, hanging intravenous solutions, changing intravenous tubing, performing intravenous dressing changes and flushing and converting/discontinuing peripheral intermittent infusion devices;

Correctly calculate drip rates for both gravity and electronic delivery systems;

Recognize signs and symptoms of local and systemic complications in the administration of fluids and guidelines for management of these complications as well as preventive measures;

Accurately document IV therapy procedures, the administration of fluids and medications and any complications arising from these procedures according to agency policies; and

Provide support and psychological preparation and information for the patient who is to receive IV therapy as well as family members as appropriate.


Scheduled Class Times Are:

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Dates Deadline to Register Price Including Book

JUNE 23 – JUNE 27, 2014
(Monday – Friday)

June 16, 2014 $550.00

All registrations must be completed and returned no later than two (2) weeks before class begins.

All enrollees must provide full payment with completed registration form. Price includes course materials, textbook, and Ohio Board of Nursing certification application fee.

Cash, check, money order, Master Card, or Visa will be accepted at time of registration. No financial aid/placement assistance available. Class price does include exam fees.

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All enrollees must provide payment with completed registration form.

Cash, check, money order, Master Card, or Visa will be accepted at time of registration. No financial aid available.

COURSE APPROVED BY THE
STATE BOARD OF NURSING

Please click here for Limited IV Therapy Registration Form