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.
Basic IV Certification. Intravenous (IV) therapy is the process of putting fluids or medications into patients through a vein. Instructors demonstrate how to insert IVs into patients' arms, how to connect IVs to machines such as volumetric pumps, how to administer IV antibiotics, electrolytes, multivitamins and fluids as well as how to monitor peripheral and central lines.