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Intravenous Drug Administration and Therapy

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30


For nurses and allied health professionals who are responsible for the administration of intravenous (IV) drugs and therapy. Logically presented from anatomy and physiology, procedure and safe maintenance of the line set against the care and management of the patient.

This course is both suitable as a foundation course and as an updater.


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  • Applied anatomy and physiology
    Calculation workshop and test
    Indications and contra-indications
    Legal and professional considerations
    Aseptic non-touch technique and infection control
    Setting up and maintenance of line patency
    Fluid and electrolyte balance
    Drawing up and safe administration
    Pharmacology and how the drugs work
    Pharmacology: modes of administration; drug interactions; displacement values; half lives
    Hazards of intravenous therapy
    Maintaining accurate fluid balance records
    Legal and professional responsibility


  • Understand the benefits of and be alert to and understand the dangers and complications of IV drug administration and therapy

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