IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification Course for BHMT-Kaiser
This is a California BVNPT approved certification course for licensed vocational
nurse who wish to perform blood withdrawal and start an IV therapy within the
scope of their practice.
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The Board no longer allow home study or on-line classes for this course
Class day includes successful venipunctures on fellow students.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
Describe purposes for venipuncture.
Identify potential intravenous (IV) sites and sites to avoid.
Identify types of prepared IV solutions.
Identify correct type of tubing to use.
Determine types of tourniquets that may be used.
Identify signs and symptoms of fluid volume excess or fluid volume deficit.
Discuss unexpected outcomes related to a peripheral intravenous infusion and related interventions.
Describe steps for insertion of a peripheral IV device.
Troubleshoot intravenous infusions.
Identify signs and symptoms of complications from intravenous therapy.
Discontinue a peripheral IV device.
Identify reasons for discontinuing peripheral IV access.
Describe unexpected outcomes of discontinuing peripheral IV access and related interventions.
COURSES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR BVNPT CE CREDITS
Provider # V10769
Due to the unique agreement between SMHLC and BMHT, request to be included in one of our scheduled classes should be received at least three weeks before the class date.
STEPS FOR REGISTRATION
1. Fill out and submit the request form below. Please select a class date that is at least three weeks from today's date
2. You will receive a confirmation email that we have received your request for inclusion within 24 hours. If you don't receive confirmation email, please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org or text 619-704-9088
3. Your information will be sent to BHMT to check for eligibility of benefits
4. Once eligibility is confirmed by BHMT, you will receive an email notification of your registration for the class.
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