Intravenous (IV) therapy is a medical treatment that involves delivering fluids, medications and nutrition directly into a patient’s bloodstream through a vein. This method of administration allows for rapid and precise delivery of these substances into the body.
This online medical course has been developed to provide and develop the underpinning knowledge, required by healthcare professionals to administer intravenous medication. Through collaborative working with a number of stakeholders, one common approach to intravenous medication administration training and assessment has been developed for the UK.
Although designed and developed in London, the pathway is of global relevance.This engaging, interactive course is available to healthcare professionals around the world.
- Provides the core theoretical training for intravenous therapy
- Designed to standarddise training and reduce variation
- Developed by Health Education England in partnership with other professional bodies
The elearning programme consists of a number of modules that are divided up into smaller elearning sessions. Each session typically takes around 20 to 30 minutes to complete. There are a number of eAssessments; they take approximately 20 minutes to complete wit the exception of the drugs calculation eAssessment that may take longer.
- IV Medication Administration a complex process
- The IV route
- Vascular access devices
- Risks and complications of IV therapy
- Fluids and electrolytes in IV therapy
- Preparation and administration of IV medication
- Drug calculations in IV therapy.
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