Peripheral IV Skills Learning Objectives

NUS-0108: Peripheral IV Skills
At the end of this program, the participant will be able to:
1. Explain the history of peripheral IV therapy and how it has evolved.
2. Identify government regulations pertaining to IV therapy.
3. Define the areas of breach of duty in intravenous nursing
4. Identify nursing responsibilities in the practice of IV therapy.
5. Describe the credentialing process of the agency and the nurse involved in IV therapy.
6. Discuss NYS regulation regarding HIV disclosure of information
7. State definition of risk management.
8. Identify the three types of standards of Care in Nursing.
9. State the key points to be documented on an incident report.
10. State the definition of quality assurance.
11. Explain the three components of the quality assurance model.
12. Discuss Nursing standards of practice in IV therapy.
13. Describe anatomy and physiology of the vascular system.
14. Identify peripheral veins appropriate for venipuncture.
15. Demonstrate a successful peripheral access attempt on IV manikin.
16. Describe techniques for venipuncture in patients with sclerotic veins, alterations in skin integrity, obesity and edema
17. Identify special catheters used in home infusion and acute care therapy
18. Identify the potential for local and systemic complications associated with peripheral IV therapy.
19. Given a case scenario, formulate a nurse's note to document a venous access procedure
20. Given a Nursing Diagnosis, construct a nursing care plan with expected patient outcomes.
21. Compare and contrast intravenous therapy within the home care setting and that of the acute care setting.