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      October 15, 2013

      Tuesday   7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

      800 Washington Street
      Boston, Massachusetts 02111

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      Peripheral Intravenous Therapy and Venipuncture Techniques


      PERIPHERAL INTRAVENOUS THERAPY AND VENIPUNCTURE TECHNIQUES

      TUFTS MEDICAL CENTER
      WOLFF AUDITORIUM
      800 WASHINGTON STREET
      BOSTON, MA 02111

      Tuesday, October 15, 2013   |  
      7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

      Whether you are a novice or a pro, this seminar will boost your clinical skills and your confidence. Held in Boston, MA, this continuing education seminar provides in-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy and venipuncture skills with hands-on participation to enhance the learning process. You will learn how to properly insert a peripheral IV catheter and understand important risks and complications associated with IVs.

      The seminar content includes venous anatomy as it applies to IV therapy, legal aspects of IV therapy, osmolality and pH of infusates, implications of intravenous therapies, infusion flow control measures, infection control measures, PIV catheter insertion, peripheral IV catheter insertion technique, documentation guidelines and more.

      Criteria for successful completion:
      * Required attendance for the entire seminar
      * Submission of completed evaluation

      7.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education will be awarded upon successful completion of the program. Instructional materials and a continental breakfast are also provided.

      Key Benefits:

      * Individualized attention for practicing venipuncture techniques
      * Provide evidence-based practice for up-to-date knowledge on IV therapy techniques
      * Improve PIV insertion skill set to increase your success rate
      * NEW GRADS: Increase your marketability by enhancing your IV skill set


      Who should attend: Registered nurses, nursing students, LPNs, and other healthcare professionals in the acute care and alternate care settings who wish to attain in-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy and obtain venipuncture skills.


      Hands-on practice: There are several manufacturers and IV catheters. We do not endorse any products. We keep you informed of the latest advances in technology and practice guidelines.If you prefer to practice with specificvenipuncture products used at your facility, please bring a catheters for practice. 

      Goal: Attendees will learn to initate and maintain peripheral intravenous therapy.


      Upon completion, participants will be able to:

        1. Define intravenous therapy
        2. Review legal aspects of intravenous therapy  
        3. Review osmolality and pH of infusates
        4. Review venous anatomy as it applies to IV therapy
        5. Select equipment for venipuncture and IV therapy
        6. Select PIV insertion sites
        7. Explain PIV insertion technique
        8. Explain venipuncture and PIV catheter insertion technique
        9. State routine care and maintenance
        10. Describe nursing measures to prevent and manage complications.
        11. Relate documentation guidelines
        12. Practice venipuncture and PIV techniques 
       Early Bird (by Sept. 24, 2013) : $274
      Registration Fee: $299
      Group (3+): call for details

       

      For more details please call
      Gannett Education: 1-800-866-0919

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