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NU 112 Intravenous Fluid Therapy

NU 112 Intravenous Fluid Therapy

40 clock hours (week 1)

This course is an intensive one week curriculum that includes classroom instruction and clinical skills scheduled Monday – Friday followed by the final exam on Friday. The curriculum is designed to prepare the practical nursing student to gain the knowledge and skills to perform intravenous therapy as outlined in Missouri Rule 4 CSR 2200.6040 and requires the student to perform at least one successful initiation of IV therapy with supervision of an RN who is the clinical instructor or the preceptor. Students are also required to pass a written final examination and perform several IV therapy skills to be awarded Intravenous Therapy Certification.