This course familiarizes the student with the principles and nursing implications related to peripheral and central line intravenous therapy. Emphasis is placed on the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing regulations related to intravenous therapy. The theory is coordinated with skill practice such as venipuncture, medication administration, and site care performed in the nursing laboratory setting.
Credit Hours: Lecture-15, Lab-15, Clinical-0 Credits-1.5
Prerequisite(sJ: NUR 106 Introduction to Nursing Practice, NUR 112 Role Development of the Practical Nurse I
Corequisite: NUR 117 Pharmacology for Practical Nurses I