Home Infusion Nursing Program
14.0 CE Contact Hours
This unparalleled, comprehensive infusion therapy course is developed by home infusion therapy experts for nurses with little or no experience in home infusion therapy. Upon completion of this thorough IV infusion therapy training, attendees gain knowledge, skills, confidence and competence to manage patients with complex infusion therapies at home.
The first day’s face-face, interactive infusion therapy class teaches legal implications of IV infusion therapy, how to collaborate with an infusion pharmacy, patient teaching guidelines, different types of ambulatory pumps, equipment selection, vascular access device selection, first dose administration guidelines, and administration of all types of infusion therapies at home.
During the second day morning session, attendees learn to use, maintain and manage all types of central vascular access devices (CVADs) such as PICC, Hickam catheter, port-a-cath. Following illustration and demonstration by the instructor, attendees get an opportunity to practice CVAD procedures such as blood draw, de-clotting, removing PICC and non-tunneled central lines, accessing and de-accessing implanted vascular port.
The afternoon session focuses on peripheral IV training. Attendees learn to palpate and select healthy veins, precise technique to insert a PIV catheter with one attempt, prevent and manage insertion and catheter related complications.
RNs entering the home infusion therapy field
Home health nurses who are longing to advance their knowledge and skills in infusion therapy procedures at home
Home health managers and supervisors