IV Therapy for Ohio LPNs

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This offering has been approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing for 50 contact hours through the OBN Approver Unit at the Licensed Practical Nurse Association of Ohio (OBN-002-92).

Course Description
The course will focus on the nurse’s roles and responsibilities related to initiation, administration, and monitoring of intravenous therapy. The course includes the demonstrations of skills and techniques required to perform venipuncture. Review of guidelines for initiating, monitoring, and documenting IV therapy and patient response, as well as interventions to prevent complications will be featured in the course.

The course is provided in hybrid format over 8 weeks – online modules with on-site final exam and skills lab.

Course Requirements

  1. Current Ohio LPN license
  2. Complete a 30-minute orientation
  3. Review, sign, and submit an enrollment agreement
  4. Successful completion of an Ohio Board of Nursing-approved course in medication administration
  5. 100% completion of the course.
  6. Participants must achieve a final exam grade of 80% or better to participate in the skills lab and skills testing.
  7. 100% attendance in scheduled skills lab
  8. Successful skill lab testing
  9. Participants must have internet access (Basic computer requirements – Windows 7 or newer or Mac OSX 10.6 or newer; Internet speed minimum of 512kbps; Browsers – Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome, Firefox)

We currently do not have an IV Therapy course planned at this time. Please contact Suzy Wall at swall@tririvers.com if you would like to add your name to a list.

Tuition: $400 payable to Tri-Rivers Career Center (does not include textbook)

Textbook: Manual of IV Therapeutics, 6th ed. (2014) by Lynn D. Phillips & Lisa A. Gorski.

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Suzy Wall
Call 740-389-4682
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