Peripheral IV Skills Certificate Program
This course is an 5 hour class that provides the RN or LPN with the essential knowledge for practicing infusion therapy in any setting. The course includes insertion of traditional over the needle cannula peripheral aka "short" intravenous catheters. Instruction includes the insertion procedure, techniques for proper and successful catheter insertions, care, assessment, and maintenance post catheter insertion.T he Course covers: Anatomy and physiology related to peripheral, short IV catheter insertion procedures. The course incorporates standards, guidelines, and recommendations from the leading IV-related organizations that set the standards of IV care in the U.S.