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Intravenous Drug Administration and Therapy

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 04:30

OVERVIEW

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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CONTENT

Anatomy and Physiology
  • Vessel structure 
  • Fluid balance 
Principles and protocols for IV fluid therapy - NICE guidelines 
  • IV fluid resuscitation
  • IV fluids for routine maintenance alone
 

Administration considerations - Vessel health

  • Peripheral vein assessment
  • Right line decision tool
  • Suitability of medicines
  • Daily evaluation and infection prevention
  • Additional considerations such as pumps, equipment, and options available
     

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

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

COURSE VENUES / PRICES

Live Online Instructor Led Course

Zoom
04/10/2024
£ 170.00
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