Certified I.V. Technician $300

Certified I.V. Technician

IV Technician for current students of Cardio-Phlebotomy or Phlebotomy at Phlebotomy Career Training

Offered at Garden City

Meeting times:Open to all Cardiophlebotomy techniciansPlease call 313-826-2381 or 734-762-3220 to reserve your space. Seating Capacity is Limited
Course Fee: $300 non students will pay $300 currently enrolled phlebotomy students.  Classes are taught by our Registered Nurses whom have extensive experience in the field. The National IV Association Exam is included in this course complimentary.
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Course Description

 

This is a 40 hour course designed to help the medical healthcare provider/student refresh their knowledge of IV insertion and help strengthen their techniques of intravenous insertion.

 

Prerequisites for this course are as follows: Students should be currently enrolled in the phlebotomy class or cardio phlebotomy class at Phlebotomy Career Training or if attending from outside of the school, students should be in the medical field with prior IV insertion knowledge, such as but not limited to the following professions; EMT, Para medic, RN, MD, Intern, Medical Assistant, Dentist or Pharmacist.

Supplies: all supplies are included in this course.  The student is only required to bring a notebook and pen or pencil for notes.

Course Goals

At the completion of this course the student will be able to describe and discuss:

  1. Legal aspects of intravenous insertion and flushing
    Basic fluid and electrolyte balance and therapy including types of intravenous fluids
    Indications (reasons) for intravenous fluids
    Basic indications and methods of infusion of blood and blood products
    Anatomy and physiology related to venipuncture sites
    Patient care (including psychological preparation) before, during, and after venous therapy
  2. At the completion of the course the student will be able to identify:
    Procedure for administration of correct intravenous therapy according to the “Five Rights”
    Equipment for initiation and maintenance of peripheral intravenous fluid therapy
    Equipment for adding intravenous fluids to an existing intravenous access devices
    Equipment for regulating the flow of intravenous fluids
  3. At the completion of the course the student will be able to demonstrate competency in:
    Preparing and giving intravenous fluids according to the “Five Rights”
    Inserting a peripheral venous access device
    Adding intravenous fluids to an existing saline-lock venous access
    Regulating the flow of intravenous fluids

COURSE CONTENT

I. Instruction (6 hours)
A. Legal aspects related to intravenous insertion and flushing
B. Basic principles of intravenous insertion and flushing
C. Various types of intravenous solutions
D. Indications for use of intravenous fluid therapy
E. Safety, hazards and complications related to venipuncture
F. Safety, hazards and complications related to intravenous fluid therapy, including local and systemic reactions
G. Standard treatment of local and systemic reactions, including extravasation of I.V. fluids
H. Standards of care for observation and assessment of patients before, during and after venipuncture and flushing
I. Psychological aspects of intravenous insertions, including preparation of the patient for procedures

II. Laboratory Theory Instruction (3 hours)
A. Review of Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), safety, and infection control principles and practices
B. Types of access instruments for peripheral venipuncture
C. Types of delivery systems and related equipment for intravenous therapy
D. Anatomy and physiology of venipuncture sites
E. Selection of appropriate venipuncture sites for intravenous therapy
F. Preparation of equipment for intravenous therapy
G. Techniques for venipuncture for insertion of a venous access device; includes

i. Preparation and immobilization of site

ii. Insertion of appropriate device using both direct and indirect techniques
H. Techniques of intravenous line establishment, including on-going fluids and saline lock devices

III. Practice Sessions: Required Skills
A. Practice on intravenous mannequin arms
i. Selection and preparation of equipment for venipuncture

ii. Establishment of intravenous line
iii. Venipuncture and establishment of a saline lock; of continuing fluid therapy

B. Demonstration of competency on a mannequin of the above practiced skills
C. Demonstration of clinical competency in the performance of 3 successful venipunctures

i. Selection and preparation of equipment for venipuncture

ii. Establishment of an intravenous therapy line
Iii. Venipuncture and establishment of a saline lock

D. Practice independently, or with requested teacher supervision, in preparation for testing of IV skills

NOTICE: Laboratory tests will be conducted after the practice sessions. Intravenous therapy skills will be tested in a return demonstration format. The student will be expected to perform the skill with 100% accuracy.


SAMPLE SKILL TEST

FLUSHING A PERIPHERAL INTERMITTENT INFUSION DEVICE
(Saline Lock) PART E

PROCEDURAL ELEMENTS
Prepare syringe and needleless spike.

Carry out routine medication procedure to ensure “Five rights”.

Assess saline lock site for tenderness, redness, and swelling.

Prepare the injection port.

Flush lock with 1.5 cc of normal saline without introducing contaminant. Palpate for distention/distortion of vein.

Document flush on medication record:

Flush saline lock with 1-2 ml saline q shift

I.V. Practice Calculations and Review

  1. What are some reasons that people need an I.V. access
  2. How many mL are needed to flush a port?
  3. Describe how you would go about flushing a triple port line to draw blood?
  4. What are the needle gauges used for I.V.s
  5. What is the gauge of needle used to give blood?
  6. What is the drip rate for a K.O. I.V. (keep open)
  7. You are required to hang a bag of 0.9 NS.   The order reads that you are to run the bag over 8 hours.  What is the Drip rate?
  8. Explain the difference between Isotonic/hypotonic and hypertonic solutions
  9. Within the scope of your practice what is the only IV solution that you could possibly hang?

10.  Explain why you need to check on an IV site every 15 to 30 minutes.



36 Comments

  1. Hello Maria
    Yes you can for more information on the IV Tech course please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-6 pm Saturday 9-1 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  2. i am interested in taking an iv therapy class; i am presently working as a phlebotomy for the pass 24 years; I would just llike to do something different in my spear time.

  3. Hello Jennifer
    We do offer the IV Tech course tuition cost $300 students must complete a total of 40 hours for more information please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-6 pm Saturday 9-1 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  4. Hello Delana
    We have a IV Tech class Tuesday June 20th 9-2 pm students must complete a total of 40 hours 35 hours online 5 hours in class tuition cost is $318 with tax For more information please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-6 pm Saturday 9-1 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  5. Hi. I just wants to know where are you located for the 5 hours live class?
    Thank you,
    Raquel

  6. Very interested in getting my certification for Iv cert is there any classes in Philadelphia Pennsylvania

  7. Hello Samira
    Sorry we are located in Michigan however we do offer online courses for more information please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-5 pm Saturday 9-1 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  8. Hello John
    The next IV Tech course is Tuesday August 8th 9-2 pm For more information please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-5 pm Saturday 9-1 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  9. Hey!
    I moved to abingdon va. I am looking for phlebotomy certification program for 10 weeks. Can you help me with that. Thank you’re

  10. I am currently a Medical Assistant and would love to get IV Certified. My question is, after taking this course will i get certified, will I have to go somewhere else to get a certian number of sticks first and if so do you refer me to a place or am I to find my own???

  11. Hello Aysha
    We do offer an online phlebotomy course students have up to 6 months to complete the program however you can finish in less than 6 months for more information please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-5 pm
    Saturday 9-1 pm

    Thank You
    Kindly,
    Admin

  12. Hello Carmen
    Please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-5 pm Saturday 9-1 pm we would be more than happy to assist you

    Thank You
    Kindly,
    Admin

  13. Good evening when is the next available Certified I.V Technician course. I am currently enrolled in a Phlebotomy class but tomorrow is my final.

  14. Hi, I am a registered MA and I am very interested in the IV tech corse. I live in Glenwood springs CO. Can I take the class online, and how long is the corse?

  15. Hello Maria
    Yes we do offer this course online tuition cost $300 this course also includes the national IV exam students have up to 6 months to complete this course however it may not take you 6 months to complete students can finish in less for more information please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-5 pm Saturday 9-12 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  16. Hello Bertha
    We are located in Michigan we do offer the IV Tech course online for more information please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-5 pm Saturday 9-12 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  17. I am Nhi Luong.
    I am working as a Phlebotomist
    Now, I want to take IV tech class that is useful for my job . How can I take?
    I am living in Westminster California.

  18. Hi,
    I’m a Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant (AMT)ce, &
    Certified Phlebotomy Technician (ASCP)cm. I have been a CMLA (AMT)ce for 11yrs 8mo & CPT (ASCP)cm 20yrs 8mo.

    I live in Grenada Mississippi and I would like to know could I do the online IV Therapy course. I have a job opportunity in chemotherapy or dialysis… so I would like to know if this is an opportunity for me to do this online course.

  19. Hello Gwendolyn
    With your prior background you sure can take this course online for information on this course please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-6 pm Saturday 9-1 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  20. Hello Nhi
    We offer the IV Tech course online students have up to 6 months to complete this course however you can finish in less for more information please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-6 pm Saturday 9-1 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  21. Hello Davi
    Yes you sure can we offer the online IV Tech course for $300 students have up to 6 months to complete this course for more information please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-6 pm Saturday 9-1 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  22. Hello Falon
    Yes LPN’S RN’S Phlebotomist Medical Assistant’s can take the IV course for more information please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-5 pm Saturday 9-1 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  23. Hello Rafat
    We are located in Garden City, MI this course meets 1 day students must complete 36 hours online and can attend a 1 day 4 hour class tuition cost is $300 this includes the national IV Tech exam for more information please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-5 pm Saturday 9-1 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  24. hello,
    I am from PA, seeing that i can take a phlebotomy course online would the certification be valid in PA?

  25. Hello Cheyenne
    We do offer the IV Tech course online for $300 students must be a RN,LPN,NP,Phlebotomist,Patient Care Tech or Medical Assistant in order to take this course also we recommend that students contact their State board to find out if this certification would be accepted in your state
    For more information please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-5 pm

    Thank You
    Admin

  26. Hello Breana
    Yes you can take this course please contact our office at 734-762-3220 Mon-Fri 9-5 pm for more information

    Thank You
    Admin

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