About Management of Intravenous (IV) Devices

About Management of Intravenous (IV) Devices 

The administration of intravenous infusions outside of the hospital setting has become more common. However, intravenous infusions can be high-risk, problematic procedures with ever-changing processes, protocols, supplies, and equipment. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the management of intravenous therapy to improve clinical competency and reduce the risk of negative outcomes.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-SRC-0-AMI-V2

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (7 Match)

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 HOURS


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



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

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

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.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-AMI-V2
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Describe various intravenous devices.
Demonstrate proper care of peripheral and central intravenous devices.
Discuss complications associated with intravenous devices and interventions to prevent and manage them.
Recognize appropriate techniques for intravenous infusion therapy.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Intravenous Devices

Intravenous Therapy

Types of Devices

Review

Summary

Section 3: Peripheral Vascular Access Devices (VADs)

Steel Needle Winged Butterfly

Short Peripheral Intravenous Devices

Best Practices for PIV Placement

PIV Catheter Removal

Midline Peripheral Catheters

Midline Catheter Removal

Review

Summary

Section 4: Central Vascular Access Devices (CVADs)

Facts

Types

Placement

Obtaining Blood From a CVAD

Non-Tunneled CVAD and PICC Line Removal

External Tunneled, Non-Tunneled, and PICC Line CVAD Care

Venous Port Care

Review

Summary

Section 5: Complications and Interventions

VAD Risks

CVAD Risks

Drug Compatibilities

IV Fluid Selection

Adverse Reactions

Review

Summary

Section 6: Infusion Therapy

Guidelines for Administering IV Medications

Patency

Dilution

Calculating IV Medication Rate and Dosage

Review

Summary

Section 7: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

Resource

References

Congratulations!

Staff Writer: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.

Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.” 

Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. 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: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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