Intravenous therapy is used to administer medication, fluids and nutrients directly into the vein using a needle or tube. Ideal for healthcare staff, this online CPD accredited IV Drug Therapy training course teaches learners about IV therapy, including the correct use of equipment and possible complications of intravenous therapy.
The aim of this IV Drug Therapy course is to greater increase your understanding of intravenous therapy and awareness of its associated risks.
The key points covered in this course are:
You've asked and we've answered. Below are IV Drug Therapy answers to the common questions our online care training experts frequently receive.
If you can't find an answer to your question, please contact us and we'll be more than happy to help!
IV drug therapy is the administration of medication using a tube or a needle straight into the vein in order to deliver treatment rapidly.
There are two main types of IV Therapy: IV Drip and IV Push.
Both types involve the insertion of the treatment through a previously inserted plastic catheter. However, an IV drip (or medical drip) uses gravity to deliver fluids to the body, whereas an IV push involves the use of a syringe to ensure a faster delivery to the body. An IV push is generally used in urgent situations, such as a heart attack.
Our online IV Drug Therapy courses are available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. Perfect for staff with busy schedules or difficult shift patterns.
• Study when you want
• Track staff progress
• Study anywhere you want on any device
Choose how you want this online IV Drug Therapy training course delivered:
Just follow these four simple steps, sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you and your team.