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.
"Excellent course - would recommend!"
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Past course delegates
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
AIMS AND OUTCOMES
Understand the benefits of and be alert to and understand the dangers and complications of IV drug administration and therapy