Center for Professional Development

IV Therapy Training Course

A one-day course
8:00 AM - 2:15 PM (plus self study)
6 contact hours

Course ID:IVT

Offered on the Following Dates

Registration & Fees


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This course presents all the core skills needed for the healthcare practitioner to become familiar with intravenous therapy. Instruction includes a review of the circulatory system, fluid and electrolyte balance, insertion procedure, techniques for proper and successful catheter insertions, care, assessment and maintenance post catheter insertion, blood administration and covers a variety of venous access devices.

This course requires self-study and attendance at a 1/2 day, in-class session that will include demonstration, review, skills lab and testing. A self-study packet for your review should be downloaded and completed before you attend the course. (The link will be emailed to you after you register)


  1. Learners will understand how fluid maintenances and electrolyte balance fits into IV therapy.
  2. Learners will learn the importance and indications of administering IV medications for IV Therapy.
  3. Learners will understand the steps on IV insertion and possible IV complications.
  4. Hands-on skills lab will review:
    1. Procedures for selecting a site for insertion
    2. Types of Phlebotomy and IV therapy equipment

Location(s) & Map

Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark
65 Bergen Street
Rooms listed above
Newark, NJ 07107 Map

Lot and Deck Parking Available:

New Brunswick Location
120 Albany St.
Tower 2 - Room 321
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Camden Location
Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden
530 Federal Street - Room 401 P/Q
Camden, NJ 08102

Faculty (Newark Sessions)

Faculty (Camden Session)




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In support of improving patient care, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences 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.


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