Starting Intravenous Lines and Venipuncture

Code: NURS8517

Course description

This course demonstrates best practices in intravenous insertion and venipuncture. Guidelines for vein selection, review of devices, infection control, insertion techniques and obtaining blood samples will be practiced in a lab setting. A focus will be placed on skills development, best practices, safety, accountability and documentation. This course may not provide sufficient clinical preparation to meet the requirements of all agencies; specific requirements must be obtained through the agency.

Course details

Hours: 14
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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This course is part of the following micro-credential(s):


Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course?
Contact the Credit Transfer Office.


Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

 
Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Jun. 28, 2021
Day/Time:
Delivery: Hybrid – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $192.36
 
End date: Jul. 3, 2021
Hours: 14
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Start Date: Jun. 28, 2021
Day/Time:
Delivery: Hybrid – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $192.36
 
End date: Jul. 3, 2021
Hours: 14
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Start Date: Jun. 28, 2021
Day/Time:
Delivery: Hybrid – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $192.36
 
End date: Jul. 4, 2021
Hours: 14
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Start Date: Jun. 28, 2021
Day/Time:
Delivery: Hybrid – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $192.36
 
End date: Jul. 4, 2021
Hours: 14
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021. Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021.