Call Us: 781.938.7070



We are currently hiring infusion nurses in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, Connecticut,
and New Hampshire!
Learn More


BASIC PERIPHERAL IV INSERTION:


Review of the techniques of site selection, IV therapy and maintenance for nurses in all settings who provide infusion therapy. Courses are available in NH, MA, RI, CT, and ME. After completion of this course, nurses will have general knowledge of the principles of Basic IV therapy and have had hands-on simulation of peripheral catheter insertion on a mannequin.

The didactic portion of this course will prepare the nurse in the skills, techniques and clinical aspects of delivering parenteral therapies. The course emphasizes infection control and quality aspects of therapy, as well as legal aspects and site surveillance.

CENTRAL VENOUS ACCESS DEVICES:
Review of the different types of central venous access devices used principally for IV therapy. The didactic portion of this course will review Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC lines), Non-Tunneled Central venous catheters, Tunneled central venous catheters and Implanted ports. This lecture includes anatomy and physiology, indications for access, contradictions and precautions related to central venous access devices. Procedural steps for access, complications and appropriate nursing interventions will also be reviewed. Hands-on simulation of Implanted Port access, Central line/PICC line maintenance including dressing changes, flushing protocols and blood draws on a mannequin are included. This course emphasizes infection control and quality aspects of therapy, as well as legal aspects and site surveillance.

SAVE THAT LINE! ADVANCED TROUBLESHOOTING FOR CENTRAL LINES:
This course goes beyond the routine maintenance of Central Venous Access devices (CVAD’s) to discuss potential interventions for common complications of CVAD’s such as migration, lack of blood return or blockage and suspected infection. Hands on simulation of line assessment for thrombosis and administration of thrombolytics are included.