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Intravenous Therapy Certificate Program

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Monday, November 12, 2012 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 2:45 PM (EST)

Intravenous Therapy Certificate Program

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INTRAVENOUS THERAPY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

RWJ HAMILTON CENTER FOR HEALTH & WELLNESS
3100 QUAKERBRIDGE ROAD
(TAKE THE ENTRANCE TO THE CLOVER SQUARE SHOPPING CENTER)
MERCERVILLE, NJ


NOVEMBER 12 - 13, 2012
Day 1 - 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Day 2 - 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Whether you are a novice or a pro, this Intravenous Therapy Certificate Program will boost your clinical skills and your confidence. Held at the RWJ Hamilton Center for Health & Wellness in Mercerville, NJ, this continuing education seminar provides in-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy and venipuncture skills with hands-on participation to enhance the learning process. You will learn how to properly insert a peripheral IV catheter and understand important risks and complications associated with IVs.

The seminar content includes venous anatomy as it applies to IV therapy, legal aspects, short and long term vascular access devices, osomality and pH of infusates, implications of intravenous therapies, infusion flow control measures, infection control measures, PIV catheter insertion, peripheral IV catheter insertion technique, documentation guidelines and more.

Criteria for successful completion:
* Required attendance for the entire seminar on both days.
* IV skill validation
* Post-test
* Submission of completed evaluation

Certificate of completion with 12.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education will be awarded upon successful completion of the program. Instructional materials and a continental breakfast are also provided.

Who should attend: Registered nurses, nursing students, LPNs, and other healthcare professionals in the acute care and alternate care settings who wish to attain in-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy and obtain venipuncture skills.


Hands-on practice: There are several manufacturers and IV catheters. We do not endorse any products. We keep you informed of the latest advances in technology and practice guidelines.If you prefer to practice with specificvenipuncture products used at your facility, please bring a catheters for practice. 


Upon completion, participants will be able to:

    1. Describe infusion therapy
    2. Review legal aspects of infusion nursing practice.  
    3. Review venous anatomy as it applies to IV therapy
    4. State short and long term vascular access devices.  
    5. Review osmolality and pH of infusates.
    6. Describe implications of IV therapy
    7. Describe infusion flow control measures
    8. Describe infection control measures
    9. Select equipment for venipuncture and IV therapy
    10. Select appropriate insertion sites for PIV
    11. Institute local analgesics for PIV insertion
    12. Explain PIV insertion technique
    13. State routine care and maintenance
    14. Describe nursing measures to prevent and manage complications
    15. Relate documentation guidelines
    16. Practice PIV insertion and troubleshooting technique 
 
Early Bird (by October 22, 2012) : $374
Registration Fee: $399
Group (3+): call for details

 

For more details please call
Gannett Education: 1-800-866-0919

 

Speakers

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Rose Koshy, RN, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC, a registered nurse for 36 years, entered the vascular access and infusion therapy arena in 1982. Rose worked in acute care and alternate care settings as an IV nurse, PICC nurse, home infusion nurse, clinical manager, director of nursing administrator, CEO and president of Midwest Healthcare Associates. Currently, she is the president and program director of Infusion Therapy Institute, vascular access consultant for 3M, and provides expert opinion and witness for infusion therapy and vascular access related medical-legal cases. Rose is an active member of the Infusion Nurses Society (INS), Association for Vascular Access (AVA), Illinois Nurses Association (INA) and Illinois Vascular Access Network (IVAN). She served AVA in the education committee; continue to serve INA as a CE peer review panel member. Rose was the prime organizer and first president, presidential advisor and the treasurer past treasurer of IVAN. She continues her passion for vascular access education through group and on-site educational programs.

April Swenson

April Swenson, RN, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC, has been a registered nurse for 33 years. She has 31 years of infusion therapy experience, encompassing peripheral IV, midline and ultrasound PICC insertions, central venous care and maintenance in hospital, nursing home and home health care settings. Currently she is a Clinician III Vascular Access Nurse in a level II trauma hospital in northwest suburban Illinois. She also is employed as an independent vascular access contractor, working for a company that has contracts with nursing homes and hospitals for vascular access services. Within the hospital, in addition to placing peripheral IVs and PICCs, April assists physicians with central line placements, provides patient education, and oversees the PICC program. In this capacity, she also provides in-services on IV therapy-related topics, precepts staff RNs, student nurses and new Vascular Access nurses. April is a member of INS and AVA, holding certifications in Vascular Access from both organizations. She is past vice president and president of Illinois Vascular Access Network (IVAN), a local chapter of the Association for Vascular Access (AVA), dedicated to promoting the prevention of vascular access complications. April is a clinical educator for Infusion Therapy Institute, teaching courses on phlebotomy, peripheral IV insertion and maintenance, midline and ultrasound PICC placement and central venous access care and maintenance.


 For content questions, please contact:
Rose Koshy, RN, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC, at Infusion Therapy Institute via email
at inservice@infusioninstitute.com or
telephone at (312) 912-7006.

Agenda

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Schedule and Course Content - Day 1
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
  Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
  * Introduction to Course and Class Participants
* Conflicts of Interest
* Criteria for completion
8:15 AM - 9:55 AM
  * Describe infusion therapy
* Review legal aspects of infusion nursing practice
* Review osmolality and pH of infusates
9:55 AM - 10:15 AM
   BREAK
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
  * Review venous anatomy as it applies to IV therapy
* Describe infusion flow control measures
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
  LUNCH (On Your Own)
12:15 PM - 2:45 PM
  * Describe implications of intravenous therapies
* State short and long term vascular access devices
* Select equipment for venipuncture and infusion therapy
* Select PIV catheter insertion site
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM 
  BREAK
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  * Describe infections control measures
* State routine care and maintenance of peripheral therapy
* Describe nursing measures to prevent and manage complications
5:00 PM
  Adjournment

Schedule and Course Content - Day 2
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
  Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:50 AM
  * Institute local analgesics for PIV infusion
* Explain peripheral IV catheter insertion technique
* Relate documentation guidelines
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM
  BREAK
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  * Practice peripheral IV catheter insertion and troubleshooting techniques
* Demonstration by instructors
* Return demonstration
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  LUNCH (On Your Own)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  * Post-test
* Program evaluation
2:30 PM
  Award Certificates and Adjournment

Hotel Information

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Seminar will be held at:

RWJ Hamilton Center for Health & Wellness

3100 Quakerbridge Road
Mercerville, NJ 08619

There are no special arrangements for discounted hotel rooms for this seminar. The hotels below, local to RWJ Hamilton, are listed for your convenience.

Hilton Garden Inn Hamilton
800 Route 130
Hamilton, NJ 08690
609-585-6789

Marriott Residence Inn
3563 US Route 1
Princeton, NJ 08540
609-799-0550

Hyatt Place Princeton
3565 US Highway 1
Princeton, NJ 08540
609-720-0200

Hyatt Hotel & Resorts
102 Carnegie Center
Princeton, NJ 08540
609-987-1234

Event Tips

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Fee includes instructional materials and a continental breakfast. Lunch is on your own.

Seminar sites are handicapped accessible and barrier-free.

Seminar room temperatures are difficult to control. For your comfort, please plan accordingly.

ALL programs must be attended in their entirety in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Parking onsite is complementary. Facility is within the Clover Square Shopping Center at 3100 Quakerbridge Road, Mercerville/Trenton, NJ.

Questions? Please contact us at 800-866-0919 or events@gannetthg.com.

 

Cancellation and Refund Policy for Seminars:

Phone cancellations must be confirmed in writing. Cancellations received four weeks prior to the seminar receive a full refund of the registration fee. Cancellations received after four weeks and up to seven days prior to the seminar are assessed a $50 processing fee. Cancellations received seven days prior to the seminar or “no shows” are nonrefundable. Registration fees are transferable to an upcoming seminar within the same calendar year (expires December 31 each year) or to another participant. In the event that a seminar is cancelled, a full refund will be issued.

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Disclosures to Participants:

Seminars must be attended in their entirety and the evaluation form must be completed to receive a certificate of completion.

The planners of this course have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Rose Koshy, RN, BSN, CRNI and April Swenson, RN, BSN, CRNI declare that they are faculty members of Infusion Therapy Institute, an independent organization owned and operated by vascular access and infusion therapy professionals.

Gannett Education guarantees the content of these educational activities are free from bias.


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When & Where


RWJ Hamilton Center for Health & Wellness
3100 Quakerbridge Road
Mercerville hamilton Square, NJ 08619

Monday, November 12, 2012 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 2:45 PM (EST)


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