INTRAVENOUS THERAPY AND BLOOD WITHDRAWAL FOR LVN’s
This course is designed to provide the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with the basic knowledge and skills to prepare them to initiate, maintain and monitor basic IV therapies and perform venipuncture for blood withdrawal. The course includes 27 hours of theory and 9 hours of supervised clinical experience for a total of 36 hours. This course is approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) for 36 continuing education (C.E.) contact hours and meets the BVNPT criteria for continuing education credit for California Licensed Vocational Nurses. This course is in compliance with the California Health and Safety Code 2547.3(a).