Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

NUR 201 ‡ Infusion Therapy/Venipuncture by Licensed Practical Nurses (3)

Prerequisite(s): Current unencumbered LPN license or two semesters of nursing.

Teaches the theory and technical skills necessary to provide intravenous (IV) therapy and venipuncture, including the administering of premixed intravenous medications and solutions through an IV line. Adheres to the competencies for infusion therapy/venipuncture outlined in the Arizona State Board of Nursing Advisory Opinion. Upon successful completion, students receive a departmental Certificate of Competency indicating they have met state guidelines.

3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory.

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