Intravenous Therapy Certification

30 CE Hrs
Intravenous Therapy Certification


This hybrid course, 26 hours of online theory and 4 hours of face-to-face skills validation session, is designed for RN’s and LPN’s looking to gain knowledge or expand their skills in intravenous (IV) therapy. This course prepares participants for initiating and/or maintaining common intravenous therapies. Course topics will include review of vein anatomy and physiology, indications for IV therapy, infection control, nursing management, equipment complications, parenteral therapy including TPN/PPN, blood and blood components. Nursing assessment, documentation and common IV drugs will be discussed. Care of central lines and central line dressings will be covered. This course encompasses minimum competencies for Florida IV certification and the regulations and scope of practice rules.

Can't make it to one of our skills validation session? A qualified co-worker or supervisor can be your preceptor and have your skills checked! All we require is that preceptors must be an RN, ARNP, MD or DO with an active license in your state of residence and experience staring IVs. Once you register for the course you will have access to the theory component and the skills validation checklist your preceptor will use to assess your IV starting skills. Email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information!

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain anatomical sites for intravenous (I.V) therapy initiation
  2. Understand principles of infection control as it relates to I.V therapy
  3. Identify indications for I.V therapy
  4. Describe legal implications, including scope of practice, for I.V therapy
  5. Recognize different types of vascular accesses
  6. Demonstrate I.V therapy initiation skills
  7. Understand I.V therapy management
  8. Explain I.V. medication therapies
  9. Understand indications, administration and monitoring of blood products and Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)


  • Number: CE110019
  • CE Broker ID: 20-422130
  • Contact hours: 30 CE Hrs
  • Price: $195.00
  • Expiration date: Friday, 20 October 2017