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Bariatric Surgery Informational Sessions
Monday, April 21st, 2014
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bariatric Surgery Informational Sessions
Monday, April 21st, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bariatric Surgery Informational Sessions @ WPH
Monday, April 21st, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Penn Hospital Baby Care 2 Wk. Series
Monday, April 21st, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Penn Hospital Prenatal Breastfeeding
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Education

Basic IV skills: insertion and technique

Basic IV skills: insertion and technique

Back to Multidiscipline Courses

This 1.5 hour course is designed to teach basic skills needed to properly insert an intravenous catheter using the Laerdal Virtual IV Task Trainer and Simulators.  Proper care for the patient with an IV catheter is discussed, as well as, documentation.

Learning Objectives

  • To define the proper technique and procedure for IV insertions
  • To demonstrate the ability to properly inseert an IV
  • To recognize complications that can occur with IV insertions
  • To demonstrate proper documentation of procedure

Audience

  • Medical Students
  • Nurses

 

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