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Intravenous Therapy Certification Course

 

Instructor:  Stefan Kuprowsky, MA, ND

Saturday September 21  and Sunday September 22

 

Session 1: 3 hours

 

·       Rationale for IV Therapy

·       Pros and Cons of IV Therapy

·       Lab Tests for IV Therapy

·       Review of Anaphylaxis Treatment and other emergency medical procedures

·       IV complications and their management and prevention

·       Sterile Technique and Infection Control

·       IM, Subcutaneous and Intradermal Injections

·       Practicum on Intradermal Injections

 

Session 2: 3 hours

 

·       IV Equipment Review

·       Vein Selection

·       Venipuncture Methods

·       Nutrients used in IV Therapies

·       Meyers Cocktail

·       IV Checklist

·       Practicum:  IV Meyers Push

 

Session 3: 3 hours

 

·       Fluid Balance, Fluid Compartments, Electrolytes

·       Acid-Base Balance

·       Osmolarity, Tonicity

·       Calculation of Osmolarity for IV Solution

·       IV Bag Preparation

·       IV Protocols

·       Rates of Administration

·       Calculation of Drip Rates

·       IV Documentation

·       Preparation of Patient for IV therapy

·       Practicum IV Meyers Drip

 

Session 4:  3 hours

 

·       Review of IV Essentials

·       Practicum IV Drip

 

Session 5:  3 hours

 

·       Written Exam on IV Therapy Principles

·       Practical Sign-off on IV Preparation, Administration and Management

 

 

Saturday, 21 September, 2019

Cost:

$ 850 plus GST

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Location:

Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine
435 Columbia Street
NewWestminster, BC V3L 5T6
Canada


Contact:

Stefan Kuprowsky

Phone: 778-866-3351
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