ERIC Number: ED236347
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Intended for teaching licensed practical nurses, this curriculum guide provides information related to the equipment and skills required for nursing care of patients needing intravenous (IV) therapy. It also explains the roles and responsibilities of the licensed practical nurse with regard to intravenous therapy. Each of the 15 instructional units consists of eight basic components: performance objectives, teacher activities, information sheets (content essential for meeting the cognitive objective), assignment sheets (applications of knowledge that are prerequisites to skill development), job sheets (procedures to complete a manipulative or psychomotor skill), transparency masters, tests, and test and assignment sheet answers. The units cover roles and responsibilities; anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system and skin; considerations for IV therapy; preparation and assessment for IV therapy; solutions and containers; equipment and supplies; accessory equipment; venipuncture process; problems and complications; monitoring and maintenance of the IV; medications; blood, blood products, and volume expanders; special catheters; parenteral nutrition; and pediatric IV therapy. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, Inservice Education, Learning Activities, Medical Services, Nursing Education, Patients, Pediatrics, Postsecondary Education, Professional Continuing Education, Tests, Transparencies, Units of Study
Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, Oklahoma Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, 1515 W. Sixth Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (Teacher Edition: In-State--$13.00, Out-of-State--$21.00; Student Edition: In-State--$10.00, Out-of-State--$16.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.