Nov 30, 2023
EMSP 1220 - Advanced Intravenous Cannulation and Intervention Credits: 1
Hours/Week: Lecture 0.5 Lab 1
Course Description: This course introduces the applications and principles of intravenous cannulation commonly used by paramedics. Emphasis is placed on intravenous therapy and intervention. Students will practice IV/IO access, blood draws, and medication administration skills. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements. This course requires Minnesota Human Services and National background studies with no restrictions; current AHA BLS Provider certification; current state EMT certification; current healthcare insurance; required immunizations.
Prerequisite(s): EMSP 1210 with a grade of C or higher.
Recommendation: Basic word processing skills.
- Principles of Intravenous Access
- Blood draws
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- calculate drug dosages.
- describe indications, equipment needed, technique used, precautions, and general principles for peripheral venous cannulation.
- discuss legal aspects of medication administration.
- discuss medical asepsis.
- perform routes of medication administration.
- describe indications, equipment needed, technique used, precautions, and general principles for intraosseous needle placement and infusion.
- describe indications, equipment needed, technique used, precautions, and general principles for obtaining a blood sample.
- utilize universal precautions and body substance isolation.
- demonstrate techniques for obtaining blood samples.
- demonstrate intravenous access.
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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