Lesson 1, Topic 1
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Learning Objectives

April 11, 2024


1. Differentiate among the three types of IV solutions, including the action of the fluid and risks associated with the fluids.
2. Differentiate between primary and secondary IV infusion sets.
3. Differentiate among the supplies and equipment used for IV therapy.
4. Calculate the total amount of fluid to be infused, the infusion rate, and the flow rate for IV solutions.
5. Demonstrate how to initiate an IV infusion, including priming the infusion set, preparing the site, and inserting the IV catheter.
6. Demonstrate how to monitor IVs and reduce the risk of complications.
7. Examine the complications of IV therapy, including the signs and symptoms, along with the actions that should be taken.