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CVRI2145 – Intravenous Therapy pdf

Credits: 1 (0/1/0)
Description: This course provides students with the knowledge and skills used to initiate and maintain an intravenous site. Students will learn basic complications of fluid and electrolyte imbalance and acid/base imbalance, and differentiate intravenous fluids. Students will perform venous access and learn to manage complications. Students will demonstrate initiation and maintenance of fluids and secondary administration techniques, and perform intravenous dosage calculations.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CVR2130
  1. Maintain asepsis while gaining venous access and initiating therapy.
  2. Differentiate between fluid, electrolyte and acid/base imbalances.
  3. Accurately perform intravenous drug calculations and drip rates.
MnTC goal areas: None

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