Basic IV Skills Workshop: Insertion and Technique

Aug 17–Dec 10, 2020 Nursing

Basic IV Skills Workshop: Insertion and Technique

Description

This 3-hour IV skills course is designed to provide all nurses and learners interested in improving their IV skills with a basic knowledge of IV therapy practice. Using task trainers in our state-of-the-art Simulation Center, attendees will learn successful and skillful techniques needed to properly insert an intravenous catheter and how to minimize patient discomfort and complication rates. This will result in a boosting of confidence and increase in first stick success rates.

The course covers current standards of practice, legal aspects related to IV therapy, equipment required, identifying the patient, selecting the site, hand hygiene, and complications. This program features an expert speaker on IV therapy. You will be provided time to practice on manikins and then demonstrate to an instructor how to perform IV therapy on an adult manikin arm.

Target Audience

RNs, LPNs, CNAs, CMAs and other interested healthcare providers

Objectives

  • Define the proper technique and procedure for IV insertions
  • Review anatomy and physiology related to peripheral IV catheter insertion procedures
  • Discuss clinician, patient, and supply preparation
  • Review common problems, and tips for success in patients with difficult access
  • Recognize complications that can occur with IV insertions
  • Demonstrate the ability to properly insert an IV

Faculty

  • Elaine Alexander, BSN, MSN, RNC-OB
  • Bonnie Garner, MS CPN RN CCHC-C

Sessions

Choose your date:

AUGUST 17, 2020 - Basic IV Skills Workshop: Insertion and Technique
8/17 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 - Basic IV Skills Workshop: Insertion and Technique
9/14 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
OCTOBER 15, 2020 - Basic IV Skills Workshop: Insertion and Technique
10/15 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
NOVEMBER 12, 2020 - Basic IV Skills Workshop: Insertion and Technique
11/12 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
DECEMBER 10, 2020 - Basic IV Skills Workshop: Insertion and Technique
12/10 9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Credits

AUGUST 17, 2020 - Basic IV Skills Workshop: Insertion and Technique
  • .300 CEU

    August

    The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.3 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

  • 3.000 Contact Hours

    August

    MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 3.0 Contact Hours.

  • 3.000 Nursing Contact Hours

    August

    3.00 Nursing Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1787 Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants must attend the entire activity to receive credit.

  • SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 - Basic IV Skills Workshop: Insertion and Technique
  • .300 CEU

    September

    The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.3 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

  • 3.000 Contact Hours

    September

    MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 3.0 Contact Hours.

  • 3.000 Nursing Contact Hours

    September

    3.00 Nursing Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1787 Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants must attend the entire activity to receive credit.

  • OCTOBER 15, 2020 - Basic IV Skills Workshop: Insertion and Technique
  • .300 CEU

    October

    The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.3 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

  • 3.000 Contact Hours

    October

    MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 3.0 Contact Hours.

  • 3.000 Nursing Contact Hours

    October

    3.00 Nursing Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1787 Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants must attend the entire activity to receive credit.

  • NOVEMBER 12, 2020 - Basic IV Skills Workshop: Insertion and Technique
  • .300 CEU

    November

    The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.3 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

  • 3.000 Contact Hours

    November

    MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 3.0 Contact Hours.

  • 3.000 Nursing Contact Hours

    November

    3.00 Nursing Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1787 Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants must attend the entire activity to receive credit.

  • DECEMBER 10, 2020 - Basic IV Skills Workshop: Insertion and Technique
  • .300 CEU

    December

    The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.3 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

  • 3.000 Contact Hours

    December

    MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 3.0 Contact Hours.

  • 3.000 Nursing Contact Hours

    December

    3.00 Nursing Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1787 Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants must attend the entire activity to receive credit.

  • Fees

    $35.00 Early Registration Fee (if registering more than 7 days before the event start date)
    Applies 12/18/19–12/10/20
    $50.00 Registration Fee (if registering within 7 days if event start date)
    Applies 1/8/20–12/10/20
    FREE MAHEC Employee - Free, but must register to attend
    Applies 12/18/19–12/10/20
    Register Brochure / Registration Form