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Intravenous Drug Administration and Therapy

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £0.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

For registered 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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Course Content

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

Course Aims and Outcomes

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

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    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: or phone: 017687 73030.

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