About Management of Intravenous (IV) Devices

 

With the advent of managed care, the increased focus on person-centered care, and technological improvements, administration of infusions outside of the hospital setting has become common. However, infusions tend to be high-risk, problematic procedures with ever-changing processes, protocols, supplies, and equipment. This course gives the nurse a comprehensive overview of infusion therapy. It will improve clinical competency and reduce the risk of negative outcomes. Discussions and scenario-based assessments center on current best practices for infusion initiation, line maintenance, equipment and access care, documentation requirements, and parameters for safely administering infusions.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-SRC-0-AMI

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing CE

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-AMI
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
Learning Objectives:
Identify various intravenous devices
Discuss signs and symptoms of complications associated with various intravenous devices
Describe the proper care of various intravenous devices
Describe the proper way to flush various intravenous devices
List the steps for correctly removing various intravenous devices

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction 1. About This Course 2. Learning Objectives Section 2: Infusion Therapy A. Staff Competency B. Types of Venous Access Devices C. Review D. Summary Section 3: Physiological Changes in the Elderly A. Nursing Care Challenges B. Integumentary System C. Cardiovascular System D. Renal System E. Immune System F. Skilled Nursing Requirement G. Assessment H. Review I. Summary Section 4: Peripheral Lines A. Introduction to Peripheral Lines B. When to Use Peripheral Lines C. Areas to Avoid D. Lighting E. Cleansing the Site F. IV Sites G. Flushing H. Phlebitis I. Catheter Removal J. pH and Osmolarity K. Infiltration L. Extravasation M. Occlusion N. Review O. Summary Section 5: Midline Catheters A. Introduction to Midline Catheters B. Length of Therapy C. Midline Catheter Insertion D. Placement E. When to Use Midline Catheters F. Solutions/Medications G. Site Care and Dressing Changes H. Flushing Midline Catheters I. Heparin J. Connectors K. Complications L. Securement Devices M. Skin Protectant N. Catheter Measurements O. Catheter Removal P. Review Q. Summary Section 6: Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Lines (PICC) A. Introduction to PICC Lines B. PICC Line Insertion C. When to use PICC Lines D. Site Care and Dressing Changes E. Closed and Open-Ended Catheters F. Flushing PICC Lines G. PICC Line Removal H. Review I. Summary Section 7: Central Lines A. Introduction to Central Lines B. Placement C. Cuffs D. Brand Names E. Broviac Catheters F. Hickman Catheters G. Groshong Catheters H. Site Care and Flushing Protocols I. Blood Draw J. Complications K. Central Line Removal L. Review M. Summary Section 8: Implanted Ports A. Introduction to Implanted Ports B. Placement of Ports C. Advantages/Disadvantages of Ports D. Accessing a Port E. SASH Method F. Flushing G. Complications of a Port H. Review I. Summary Section 9: Intraspinal Catheters A. Introduction to Intraspinal Catheters B. Insertion C. When to use Intraspinal Catheters D. Position of Catheter E. Medications F. Site Care and Dressing Changes G. Intraspinal Infusions H. Complications I. Removal of Intraspinal Catheters J. Review K. Summary Section 10: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations

Instructor: Linda Trotto, RN BSN CRNI
Mrs. Trotto has been an infusion professional for the past 18 years. She is currently the Nurse Manager at a national home infusion company, where she manages all aspects of the nursing department for two branch locations. She presents numerous infusion therapy inservices each year to home health agencies, skilled nursing and hospice facilities, and physician groups. She is a past recipient of the Nurse Manager of the Year Award. Linda holds CRNI certification and is a member of the Infusion Nurses Society. Disclosure: Linda Trotto, RN BSN CRNI has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Nurses; in the following settings: Home Health, Long-term Care; and the following practice categories: Assisted Living, General Nursing, Home Health, Long-Term Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
Accommodations
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