This one-day workshop provides a review of the circulatory system, standard precautions, and factors to consider prior to collection of blood samples and initiation of peripheral intravenous therapy. Students will practice in a simulated setting in the laboratory.
RN or RPN
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Detailed discussion of Intravenous system, IV therapy, Venipuncture procedure and equipment.
Identifying equipment used for IV administration, and venipuncture including IV cannula, start pack, needleless connector, IV extension set, and securement dressing /device Performing venipuncture on a training arm, secure, and dress the site.
Hands-on Practical training on simulated models of IV administration and techniques
Dos and Don'ts in Intravenous administration (IV) procedure.
Identifying approaches to take to prevent, detect, and minimize complications.
Document appropriate information in the patient’s record
The procedure for discontinuing the IV.
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At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
Identify and describe the anatomy and physiology of the venous system.
Describe the precautions to use to prevent the spread of infection and self-contamination.
Locate the veins used for venipuncture and peripheral IV access.
Identify the equipment used for venipuncture and for the delivery of intravenous therapy.
Understand the physiological implications of IV infusion and electrolyte imbalance.
Perform venipuncture on a training arm, secure and dress the site.
Identify approaches to prevent, detect and minimize complications.
Document appropriate information in the patient’s clinical record.
Describe the procedure for administering blood and blood products, monitoring flow rate, performing tubing and fluid changes, assessing IV site, discontinuing IV, and assessing the client for adverse reactions.
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