IV Therapy and Fluid Therapy Certification Course for the LPN and Medical Assistants State of Colorado Approved (Not for EMTs at this time)

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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. This course is designed for LPNs and Medical Assistants (Not for EMTs at this time).

Our IV therapy certification course has a pre-study curriculum in conjunction with classroom training, which has been developed to meet the Colorado State Board of nursing standards. In the IV therapy course for LPNs, you'll use state-of-the-art equipment while learning about IV blood withdrawal and IV therapy procedures. You'll learn your skills through lectures, clinical experience and laboratory work. 

Each student must successfully start 10 IVs as well as discontinue them and pass all skills competency testing before the certification is issued. Upon successful completion of the course and the hands on skill practice and testing, students will receive a certificate for the course.

In this course we will cover: 

Competency and Scope of Practice

Instructions for use

Anatomy and Physiology

Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Infection Control

IV Tubing Line Setup

IV Fluid Calculations

IV Tubing Change Frequency

Skin Care and infection control

Peripheral IV Insertion

Equipment Techniques in Venipuncture

Troubleshooting IV Infusion

IV assessment

Discontinuing IV Therapy

Documentation

Complications of IV Therapy

This course is a total of 60 hours. Consisting of 20 hours of self study, 24 hours of classroom lecture, video and hands on training, and 16 hours of lab. Each student must successfully start 10 IVs as well as discontinue them and pass all skills competency testing before the certification is issued. Upon successful completion of the course and the hands on skill practice and testing, students will receive a certificate for the course. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the instructor via phone, text or email. The instructor is Catherine Brinkley (719) 551-1222 or email admin@savingamericanhearts.com