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IV Skills for Health Professionals

Medical professionals can refresh IV skills or develop new IV competencies through training offered in a short course or a multi-day format. Common topics including IV insertions, techniques, addressing complications and other considerations when performing IV therapy.

**TRAINING OPTIONS:**

**Beginner Peripheral IV Therapy for Nursing Professionals (8 hours)**

Current WI nursing professionals (RN/LPN) study concepts for IV beginners on fluid/electrolyte balance/osmosis, components of IV solutions, peripheral IV site selection, initiating and maintenance of peripheral IVs, best practices in IV therapy, and prevention/resolution of IV complications. Learn how to use agency IV policies and procedures. Practice and demonstrate newly acquired affective, cognitive and psychomotor competence after successful completion of written exam.

*Who Should Attend:* Best for nurses with limited clinical IV therapy opportunities and who have graduated from nursing school more than 5 years ago.

**Peripheral IV Therapy Refresher for Nursing Professionals (4 hours)**

Current WI nursing professionals (RN/LPN) review concepts on aseptic technique, initiating and maintenance of peripheral IVs, and prevention/resolution of IV complications. Learn updates on current best practices in peripheral IV therapy. Practice and demonstrate affective, cognitive and psychomotor competence after successful completion of written assessment and demonstration.

*Who Should Attend:* Best for nurses with clinical IV experience and/or who have graduated from nursing school within the last 5 years who need a refresher with newest practices in peripheral IV therapy.


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Fox Valley Technical College
Business & Industry Services (BIS)
D. J. Bordini Center
5 N. Systems Drive
Appleton, WI 54914-1655

bi.services@fvtc.edu
www.fvtc.edu/bis
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P: 888-458-0449
P: 920-735-2525
F: 920-735-4771


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