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 – April 19, 2014 (This date is full)

Room SSB 926 (9th fl.) & 1037 Health Assessment Lab (10th floor )

Saturday – May 17, 2014

Room SSB 926 (9th fl.) & 1037 Health Assessment Lab (10th floor )

Saturday – June 21, 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.

Bring your license on the day of your class for verification


  1. Learners will understand how fluid maintenances and electrolyte balance fits into IV therapy.
  2. Learners will learn the importance and indications of administering IV medications for IV Therapy.
  3. Learners will understand the steps on IV insertion and possible IV complications.
  4. Hands-on skills lab will review:
    1.  Procedures for selecting a site for insertion
    2. 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.


Betty Terry
Rutgers School of Nursing
65 Bergen Street, SSB, GA 213
Tel: 973-972-6655
Fax: 973-972-7904

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*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.




Registration & Fees

  • $300 (includes IV lab kit)
Date Choice

Advanced registration and payment is required for all programs.

Refunds: No refunds will be made 14 working days prior to class.

Self Study & Slides

Self Study Packet (PDF)
Slides (PDF)

Students practice on a simulation

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