INTRAVENOUS (IV) ACCESS

  • Program: Emergency Medical Services
  • Course: Intravenous (IV) Access
  • Course #: EMSV1190
  • Total Credits: 1

Course Description

This course is designed to teach the principals of Intravenous Access, along with assessing the patient who will need intravenous access and fluid resuscitation.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Assess the patient for intravenous access and fluid resuscitation
Provide effective care and technique of the venipuncture
Prepare equipment needed to perform the venipuncture

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 0.5
  • Lab: 0.5
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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