|Cost: $304 (Online Curriculum, Exams & eBook: $149, Clinical Lab: $120, Lab Kit: $35)
Contact Hours: 15 Hours
Instructor: Kay Coulter, CRNI, VA-BC
Abstract: This 15-hour IV Therapy Certificate Program (often referred to as “IV Certification”) is designed to provide Medical Assistants with IV therapy instruction proven to achieve quality IV practice, improve patient/client outcomes and prevent liability risks. It includes 11-hours of online instruction and a 4-hour simulated IV Lab / hands-on skills practice session.
Content Includes: An introduction and overview of current IV therapy practice, including national standards and guidelines related to IV therapy, special considerations for geriatric and pediatric patients, legal aspects, a comprehensive review of current peripheral venous access devices and the insertion procedure, site care and maintenance recommendations, and considerations related to IV medication and fluid administration.
This program includes a video/slide presentation given by Kay Coulter, CRNI, VA-BC, a video of a live peripheral IV catheter insertion demonstration, a printable workbook, a post test following each chapter, and a simulated IV Lab / hands-on skills practice session (IV kit included).
IV Skills Lab:
- Please read: This selection is for the January 2018 IV Certificate Blended Program with Lab for Medical Assistants 4-hour lab at which students will receive in-person, hands-on simulated training from a qualified instructor. There will be a question and answer session related to the online content, a peripheral IV catheter insertion/IV medication and fluid administration procedure demonstration, a blood draw procedure demonstration, and hands-on simulated skills practice/assessment.
NOTE: The online course MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE IV LAB.
Student MUST SHOW PROOF OF COMPLETION of online program or they will NOT BE ALLOWED TO ATTEND THE IV LAB.
ONLINE PORTIONS STARTS: OCTOBER 14, 2019
St. Petersburg College-Clearwater Campus
2465 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL 33765