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

  • Saturday, May 18, 2019 – Newark
    (30% discount available for January 2019 – Rutgers School of Nursing graduates for this session)
  • Saturday, June 15, 2019 – Newark
  • Saturday, June 15, 2019 – Camden
  • Saturday, July 20, 2019 – Newark
  • Saturday, September 21, 2019 – Newark
  • Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Newark
  • Saturday, November 16, 2019 – Newark

Registration & Fees

  • $300 (includes IV lab kit)
  • Advanced registration and payment is required for all programs.

Description

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)

Objectives

  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:
    • Procedures for selecting a site for insertion
    • Types of Phlebotomy and IV therapy equipment

Location(s) & Map

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

Lot and Deck Parking Available:

  • So. Orange Ave & Bergen St parking garage @ $10 day
  • Bergen St. & 12th Ave. parking garage @ $7.50 per day.
  • Metered parking is available on Bergen St. Be aware that ALL of the “posts” are metered spots. Follow directions on meters with “heads.”

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

Rutgers School of Nursing at Camden
Map
530 Federal St.
Rooms listed above
Camden, NJ 08055
Lot and Deck Parking Available:

  • 5th Street parking lot @ $10 day
  • Metered parking is available on along 5th street. Be aware that ALL of the “posts” are metered spots. Follow directions on meters may download the app MobileNOW: https://mobile-now.us/.

Faculty (Newark Sessions)

  • Michele Agnese, MSN, RN
  • Linda Curley, MSN, FNP
  • Stephanie Murray, BSN, RN-BC

Faculty (Camden Session)

  • Carol A. Connors-McCall, RN, VA-BC
  • Davina A. Soernssen MSN, RN, CHSE
  • Amy B. Sweeney, Ed.D., MSN, RN, CNE

Planners and Speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose regarding this educational activity.

There is no commercial support or sponsorship for this activity.

Questions?

cpdn@rutgers.edu
973-972-6655

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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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