This course covers the anatomy of veins and arteries and the insertion of vascular access devices. Proper I.V. insertion techniques are outlined as well as the use and care of devices such as arterial catheters and central venous devices often seen in a hospital setting.
For the radiologist assistant, we offer IV Therapeutics, an in-depth course on the topic of IV use. Those interested in this topic may also be interested in Cardiovascular Medicine. Both of these courses count for Category A+ credit.
ALL TESTS CAN BE TAKEN ONLINE
No matter which type of course you purchase, (complete course, download test, fax or online) you can take your test through our on-line testing site.
If you order any of the "Test Only" options, it DOES NOT INCLUDE THE BOOK.
4.0 ASRT Category A Credits
California Accepted: No
California X-ray Supervisor/Operator: No
Texas: Indirect Credit
Florida: Technical Credit
Florida Provider #3200618
Accepted by NMTCB
Accepted by ARDMSRegistered Nurse: Approved for 4.0 Contact Hours
All of our courses are accepted by the State Nursing Boards, except for the following states:
Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota and Utah
Our Nursing provider number is: California Nurse Provider #CEP13196
At the completion of this program the participant will be able to:
1. Identify IV Therapy as a specialized patient need, with practice requirements to maintain patient safety.
2. Name the three layers of the veins and the arteries.
3. Perform peripheral venipuncture procedure with improved confidence and proficiency.
4. Identify four veins of the arm.
5. Name two cleaning agents appropriate for skin preparation for IV insertion.
6. Differentiate between peripheral verses central venous access devices in patients.
7. Identify and describe three venipuncture complications.
8. Implement appropriate interventions for the management of electronic infusion devices.
9. Identify five types of special infusions and precautions for proper patient outcomes.
10. Differentiate between a PICC device and an implanted port.
ALL TESTS CAN BE TAKEN ONLINE
Take your test online for free. Purchase your course and use the test key provided to take your test online. There is no extra charge for online testing and you will get immediate results. You can start and stop your test at anytime so you can work at your own pace. Your test key is found on your receipt, under the description of your purchase.
This test is a multiple choice, open book test and contains 50 questions.
This is a soft cover book and has 10 chapters and 55 pages
When you order a complete course, you will receive a text book, question booklet and answer sheet. Your order will ship within 24 hours of receipt of order and you should receive your order by mail in 3-5 business days.
When you order a test only for mailing, you will receive a test booklet and an answer sheet. Your order will ship within 24 hours of receipt of order and you should receive your order by Fedex within the timeframe for the shipping option you chose. Please note that if you order the test only option you will NOT receive a course book.
When you order an Ebook, you will log in to your account profile and download the Ebook, test booklet and answer sheet. For further instruction, please view our instructional video.
If you would like to choose the download test option, you will log in to your account profile and download the test booklet and answer sheet. For further information, please view our instructional video.
If you plan to take the test online, please be sure you have the course book, as the online testing option does not include the course book. For further information, please view our instructional video.
If you would like to have this test faxed to you, please be sure that you have the textbook and question booklet. You will receive your test the same day.
If you have any questions, please call our customer service department at 877-775-4243.