IV Therapy Certification Course
A one-day course
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM (plus self study)
6 contact hours
Offered on the Following Dates
Saturday – December 14, 2013 (This date is full)
Room SSB 926 (9th fl.) & 1037 Health Assessment Lab (10th floor )
Saturday – January 25, 2014
Room SSB 926 (9th fl.) & 1037 Health Assessment Lab (10th floor ))
This course requires self-study and attendance at a 1/2 day, in-class session that will include demonstration, review, skills lab and testing. A self-study packet for your review should be downloaded and completed before you attend the course.
This course presents all the core skills needed for nurses to become IV certified. It includes a review of the circulatory system, fluid and electrolyte balance, blood administration and covers a variety of venous access devices.
MUST BE A LICENSED RN OR LPN.
Bring your license on the day of your class for verification
- Learners will understand how fluid maintenances and electrolyte balance fits into IV therapy.
- Learners will learn the importance and indications of administering IV medications for IV Therapy.
- Learners will understand the steps on IV insertion and possible IV complications.
- Hands-on skills lab will review:
- Procedures for selecting a site for insertion
- Types of Phlebotomy and angiocath equipment
Location & Map
Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark
65 Bergen Street
Rooms listed above
Newark, NJ 07103 Map
Lot and Deck Parking Available:
- So. Orange Ave & Bergen St parking garage @ $10 day
- Bergen St. & 12th Ave. parking garage @ $7.50 per day.
- Metered parking is available on Bergen St. Be aware that ALL of the "posts" are metered spots. Follow directions on meters with "heads."
Jennifer Morales-Sotto, RN, BSN
Nurse educator, Jersey City Medical Center
- Planners and Speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose regarding this educational activity.
- There is no commercial support or sponsorship for this activity.
Rutgers School of Nursing
65 Bergen Street, SSB, GA 213
*This continuing nursing education activity was approved by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation.