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IV Intravenous Therapy Workshop – RCN (6247) | CPD (1436T12) Certified

IV Intravenous Therapy Workshop – RCN (6247) | CPD (1436T12) Certified

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 14th August 2017


Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

IV Intravenous Therapy Workshop
  • The IV Therapy Workshop is designed to provide learners with the underpinning concepts to be able to instill knowledge on Intravenous Therapy in order to develop participant’s knowledge and skills in the administration of medicine and other fluids and proper hygiene patterns to the patients in the healthcare setting.
  • The qualification is ideal for new starters and experienced staff requiring a refresher alike and is designed for the health and social care sectors including government and private hospitals, private ambulance services, nursing homes, care homes, domiciliary care providers, nurseries, neonatal and paediatric intensive care and doctor’s surgeries etc.
  • The qualification has been designed to incorporate the guidance and best practices of medication safety from the Medication Act and other government guidance.
Aims of the workshop:
  • The aim of the course is to explore concepts on IV Therapy indications, complications , care and management theory in order to develop your knowledge and skills
  • Contribute to and manage a high performance and effective skills in IV Therapy
  • Develop your ability to link theories with practice through skills assessment and clinical competencies
  • Confidently challenge current health and social care practices, and use appropriate evidence to articulate your views.
Course Details
  • Legal and Professional Considerations
  • Intravenous Errors
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • RCN Principles of Practice
  • Arenas of Accountability
  • Principles of Consent
  • Risk assessment and Management
  • Review of Anatomy and Physiology- Ciirculatory System, Skin, Blood Vessels
  • The physiology of Fluid Balance
  • Consequences of fluid mismanagement to be reported as critical incidents
  • Complication of inadequate Flow Control
  • Principles and Protocols for Intravenous Fluid Therapy
  • Assessment and Monitoring of Hypovolemia
  • Major Electrolytes Functions and Imbalance
  • IV Therapy Medication error incidents/reports and MFRA Incidents
  • Blood Stream Infection (BSI) Statistics
  • Healthcare Associated Infection (HCAI)
  • Infection Prevention and Control- Hand washing, PPE, ANTT
  • Potential Sources of Infection
  • Micro-organisms that cause IV catheter related infections
  • The Seven Rights of Medicine Administration
  • Indications, Advantages and Disadvantages of IV Therapy
  • Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
  • Factors Affecting Stability of Drugs
  • Considerations for IV therapy Concentration, Diluents and Vehicle
  • Types of Vascular Access Device
  • Labelling
  • Flushing of Peripheral Venous Cannula (PVC)
  • Methods and Rate of Administering IV Drugs
  • IV Administration Sets
  • Iv catheter Hubs/Caps Connector
  • Incompatibilities of Drugs
  • Care Required after IV Administration
  • Infusion related Complications
  • Vascular Access Site Care
  • Ongoing Care Observation and Record- Care Bundles
  • Drug Calculation Exercises
  • Intravenous Drip calculations in drop/minute
  • Setting up IV medication in Syringe drivers
  • Calculating complex infusion rates: Time and Weight Related
  • Knowledge and Practical Skills Assessment (4 Hours Participatory)
Target Audience: Registered Practitioner (RGNs, Medical Doctors)
Duration: 0930-1730
Fee: £165
Includes Tea and Coffee

 


RCN Accredited - IV Intravenous Therapy Workshop

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 14 August 2015 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 14 August 2017 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

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CPD Accredited - IV Intravenous Therapy Workshop - RCN (6030) | CPD (1436T12) Certified

IV Intravenous Therapy Workshop – RCN (6247) | CPD (1436T12) Certified

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