This course will include a study of intravenous delivery of therapy in the home setting as well as other therapies to include arterial, epidural and intrathecal. It will focus on patients and their clinical needs, physician treatment plans and collaboration with other healthcare providers. The foundation of infusion therapy will be discussed including anatomy, physiology, systems for administering parenteral products, reconstituting parenteral medications and infection control. Treatment modalities will include parenteral fluids, pharmacologic agents, nutritional solutions and preparation of chemotherapeutic agents using proper safety techniques. Legal and ethical aspects of infusion practice will also be reviewed. Lab fee required.
Prerequisites: PTN 1121 and PTN 1705C with a grade of "C" or higher. Corequisites: PTN 1122 and PTN 1131 and PTN 1131L.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer
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