IV therapy is used to administer medications to treat infection or relieve pain. IV therapy training courses are geared towards practicing nurses or new nursing graduates who wish to become certified in the specialty.
Theory and techniques of venipuncture, intravenous infusions, and blood drawing will be covered. Information regarding fluids, electrolytes, blood products, hyper-alimentation, venous system physiology, lipids, and local and systemic complication in IV Therapy. Required packet at Washington Street Campus Bookstore.
Student must be an RN, GN, LVN, or GVN in order to take this course.
Estimated Cost of the Program
|Tuition and Fees:
This program is eligible for financial aid via Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG).
Contact 371-5395 for more information or go to the Continuing Education Financial Aid page.
Applications are available at the Amarillo College West Campus, Building A, Room 106, 6222 W. 9th, Amarillo, Texas
Program Length: 3 Days
Class is only offered in January and June.
( 24 contact hours total )