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IV Therapy and Insertion (HLTH 1403)

This course is designed to prepare the Registered and Licensed Practical Nurse (RN/LPN) to initiate and maintain peripheral intravenous infusions. Through a combination of theory instruction and lab practice, students will develop their skills in IV insertion and maintenance, learn how to minimize patient discomfort and complications and increase insertion success rates. Students will gain knowledge in locating sites, selecting equipment, insertion, adjusting flow rates, identifying complications, and selecting interventions for the adult patient receiving IV therapy. After successful completion of this course, the participant will develop proficiency in this skill with clinical experience in their health care facility. Prerequisite: Current RN/RPN/LPN Licensure, any province of Canada. (7 hours)

Supplies costing approximately $85 are required prior to class, available at the VCC Broadway bookstore.




* Note: The CRNs listed below could be restricted to specific program areas.

CRN Fee Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
20361
BWY-B  - TBATo Be Assigned
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1700
20-Jul-2019
Griffith, Lennox
30321
BWY-B  - TBATo Be Assigned
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1700
14-Sep-2019
Griffith, Lennox
30313
BWY-B  - TBATo Be Assigned
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1700
23-Nov-2019
Griffith, Lennox

To register for this course, check the information for your program: