Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal
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IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Course or IV Therapy Course
OUR SITE: Cypress Location Only
Course Fee: $195
Minimum number of participant: 10
We can arrange for our instructor/s to conduct the certification class at your location.
YOUR SITE: Your Location in Southern California. (You provide classroom venue)
Course Fee: $245
Minimum number of participant: 15
YOUR SITE: Your Location in Northern California (You provide classroom venue)
Course Fee $295
Minimum number of participant: 15
How to arrange group registration.
1. Assign a group representative to arrange on collecting registration and payment.
2. Choose a date above or if date is not good for your group, you can choose any three days and we will check our
calendar for availability.
3. Call (714) 828-3793 or e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for group registration.
4. A registration form specific for your group will be e-mailed or mailed to the group representative. Then the group
representative will distribute and collect all registration form then submit it to our office for processing on or before the
5. All participants in the group must pay 14 days in advance for our site location and 30 days in advance for your site
Training - Blood Withdrawal Training Program. Depending on your training needs, you can choose one of three training
options: Intravenous Therapy Training Program (Only), Blood Withdrawal Training Program (Only), or Intravenous
Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Training Program (Combination). Each of these training options are discussed in further
TRAINING OPTION I: INTRAVENOUS THERAPY TRAINING (Only)
The purpose of this course is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to safely administer fluids, electrolytes,
nutrients, blood, and blood products to your patients in an organized health care facility. We are confident that upon
completion of the theory and clinical phase of training you will possess the knowledge and skills to provide this valuable
therapy to your patients.
This training program is provided to you in two distinct phases, Phase I (Theory) and Phase II (Clinical):
Phase I is theory based training wherein students attend live lectures provided by a Board approved instructor for 24
hours. The following training is provided:
1) Lectures in furtherance of meeting course objectives. Students are expected to take part in the learning process
through interactions with their peers and instructor;
2) Video and Power-Point presentations are used to reinforced information presented in the student’s training
manual and provided in class during the lecture;
3) Visual curing provides the student with their first exposure to Intravenous Therapy by observing the instructor
perform step by step demonstrations of the procedures on a mannequin;
4) Students are also provided training in I.V. calculations and will be required to demonstrate the ability to determine
the correct flow rate using an infusion pump and drops per minute when a gravity flow delivery set-up is used.
5) Familiarization training is provided in the use of various types of venipuncture devices and delivery systems used
in intravenous therapy;
6) Student participates in simulated patient scenarios in which they will encounter a patient that may be cooperative,
uncooperative, or even unconscious. Additionally, techniques to employ when administering intravenous therapy to
children and infants is provided;
7) Student’s knowledge and performance is assessed based on classroom participation and a final examination.
Phase II is the clinical phase of training students. Students must successfully complete Phase I to enter Phase II. The
clinical phase of training is completed in 6 hours.
1) Student demonstrates the ability to take a telephone order;
2) Student verifies the physician’s order;
3) Student introduces self and informs the patient of the physician’s order
4) Student answers any questions patient may have;
5) Student selects the appropriate intravenous fluid to be infused;
6) Student selects the paper equipment to be used (via I.V. pump or gravity flow);
7) Student demonstrates ability to calculate proper rate of infusion via I.V. pump or gravity flow;
8) Student demonstrates ability to regulate intravenous infusion by gravity flow;
9) Student demonstrates ability to regulate intravenous infusion using an I.V. pump (Infusion Control Device).
10) Student demonstrates proper hand washing technique;
11) Student properly identifies the patient using two methods;
12) Student demonstrates ability to select the appropriate vein for use;
13) Student demonstrates ability to property apply a tourniquet;
14) Student successfully performs intravenous therapy;
15) Student successfully discontinues intravenous therapy.
Administering intravenous fluid is both an art and a science. Through this course you will learn the science of
administering IV fluids and to a significant degree, the art as well. Yet, the art of administering IV fluids will improve with
practice and it is important to keep your skills current by taking part in administering IV fluids even though you may not be
the particular nurse assigned the duty. Therefore, when you have an opportunity to “help out” another nurse, be sure
TRAINING OPTION II: BLOOD WITHDRAWAL TRAINING (Only)
Phase I is theory based training wherein students attend live lectures provided by a Board approved instructor for 3
Phase II is a 3 hours of clinical training wherein students develop their skills to successfully perform venipuncture.
Students are required to safely perform venipucture in the training program.
TRAINING OPTION III: INTRAVENOUS THERAPY - BLOOD WITHDRAWAL
Phase I is theory based training and includes all of the training elements listed in Phase I of Intravenous Therapy Training
(Only) above and Phase I of Blood Withdrawal Training (Only) above. This combination training program requires 27
hours of theory based training. Of the 27 hours of didactic training, 24 hours are dedicated to intravenous therapy
training and 3 hours are dedicated to Blood Withdrawal training.
Phase II is clinical based training and includes all the training elements listed in Phase II of Intravenous Therapy Training
(Only) above and Phase II of Blood Withdrawal Training (Only) above. This combination training program required 9
hours of clinical based training. Of the nine hours of clinical training, 6 hours are dedicated to intravenous therapy
training and 3 hours are dedicated to Blood Withdrawal Training.
IV/BW course provider by the Board of Vocational Nursing: I 1995, B 1997, and IB 1996.
A certificate of completion suitable for framing will be issued to all participant as proof of completion of the course. To those who are LVNs,
we will process the form to be submitted to the Board so it will be added to your license.
Cancellation Policy: Registration fees are nonrefundable. You can reschedule with no additional fee.
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