This course provides information to assess the safety and to ensure a PIV is truly indicated for the patient prior to the place of a peripheral catheter. This course educates the clinician on the steps to assess the patient's medical history, treatment, and current level of impairment to confirm medications are peripherally compatible.
PIV Pre Insertion Assessment
This course educates the clinician on reviewing the patient's order, treatment, and indications for infusion therapy. It provides information regarding which patient factors may contribute to the use of a PIV for infusions along with assessing the patient's anatomy for proper site selection. This program also provides techniques to locate, dilate, palpate and enhance visualization in order to properly place a PIV.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15304 Continuing Nursing Education also provided through Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-1594 and through additional states Arkansas State BON,District of Columbia BON, Georgia BON, New Mexico BON, South Carolina BON, West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses for continuing nursing education. CNE status accepted for states within the USA.