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Class Information for IV Blood Workshop

Session: August 15, 2022 IV Blood Workshop
Type: Online
Class Size: 10
# Openings: 10
Class Session Date(s): Monday August 15, 2022
Registration Dates: 09/16/2021 01:01 PM - 08/08/2022 01:01 PM
Coordinator: Jennifer L Jabara

Description

This one day workshop provides information on intravenous therapy, venipuncture, venous access devices (VADs), a review of lab processing, and blood administration. Prior to attendance, the participant prepares by completing the required CRN or PCT Pre-Workshop Activity. This course is now taking place in a blended format due to COVID-19 precautions. Didactic is self paced via the Absorb LMS. The course will be open for 1 week for participants to review materials. Participants will receive an email to their NIH e-mail on how to access the course in Absorb. After review of online materials, participants should follow up with their clinical educators or preceptors for completion of hands-on skills.

Contact Hours

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Special Comments

Prior to attendance, the participant is required to complete the Pre-Workshop Activity. Information, along with the CRN or PCT Pre-Study Worksheet, is accessible on the Nursing Intranet IV/Blood Workshop website: http://intranet.cc.nih.gov/nursing/training/IV_Blood/IV_Blood_Therapy.html

Target Audience

Clinical research nurses who are drawing blood, caring for venous access devices, or administering blood products. Patient care technicians who are drawing blood.

Course Objectives

Following attendance of the IV/Blood Workshop, the participant will be able to: • Describe the rationale for vein selection and site preparation for a venipuncture, to obtain blood. specimens, initiate intravenous therapy or start a saline lock • Identify resources to assist with the blood collection and transmittal process. • Differentiate between the various types of equipment used to obtain blood specimens and initiate intravenous therapy or a saline lock. • Describe the nursing management of a patient receiving intravenous therapy. • Differentiate between the types and locations of central venous access devices. • Describe the nursing management for intravenous therapy complications. • Describe the indications for transfusing whole blood, packed red blood cells, plasma, and cryoprecipitate. • Describe the nursing management of the patient receiving blood components. • Identify the steps for administration of blood components. • Compare and contrast acute and delayed transfusion reactions. • Describe the nursing management of an acute and delayed transfusion reaction.

Pre-requisites

Completion of pre-workshop activities: Prior to attendance, the participant is required to complete the Pre-Workshop Activity. Information, along with the CRN or PCT Pre-Study Worksheet, is accessible on the Nursing Intranet IV/Blood Workshop website: http://intranet.cc.nih.gov/nursing/training/IV_Blood/IV_Blood_Therapy.html

Additional Information

I look forward to welcoming you into the Absorb LMS course for the NIH Clinical Center Nursing Department IV Blood Workshop. This course will be offered exclusively online via the Absorb LMS system in response to COVID-19 restrictions. Prior to the course, you will receive a course enrollment notification from the Absorb LMS system, announcing that you have access to the IV Blood Workshop materials. You will have one week to complete the online, didactic portion of the IV Blood Workshop. If, however, you have conflicting priorities and have difficulty completing the course work in the allotted time, please let me know, and I will be happy to assist you in ensuring your successful completion of the course. Traditionally held in-person, this one-day course was converted into an online format in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated occupancy restrictions. Upon completion of the didactic course, you will have opportunity to practice your skills with your preceptor and Clinical Educator on your individual units. If you have any questions as you navigate the online course, please feel free to e-mail me at jennifer.jabara@nih.gov.

Session Schedule

Date Times Location
Monday August 15, 2022 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM NIH Clinical Center:ONLINE