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IV Therapy

Department: Health Occupations

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Dates: Open-entry (students will have a maximum of 7 weeks to complete the online modules; an 8-hour off-site clinical day will be scheduled with the instructor once online coursework is done)

Tuition: $490

Textbook: "Venous Access and Intravenous Infusion Treatment Modalities," 2003 Revision (can be purchased at SCC campus bookstore or at https://secure.touchnet.net/C20067_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=14&CATID=11&SINGLESTORE=true)

This course provides nurses with the skills necessary to administer IV Therapy using the Missouri State Board of Nursing approved curriculum.

The majority of the course is completed online through Canvas (St. Charles Community College online instructional site). There is one required in-person, off-campus clinical date. Students will coordinate and schedule this date with the instructor once required online coursework in completed. Students will be required to score at least an 80% on the written final exam and demonstrate a 100% mastery of the clinical objectives on the final practicum exam in order to be certified.

Prior to the clinical work, students will be required to take and pass a urine drug screening at a designated facility. Paperwork will be provided during registration.

*Please note: this program does not cover insulin training/certification

Eligibility Requirements

  • Current Missouri LPN or RN, OR LPN or RN in possession of a temporary permit to practice in Missouri, OR employee of a federal facility located in Missouri who possesses a current license as an LPN or RN in another state.
  • Must provide results from an acceptable background screening from the Family Care Safety Registry (dated within the last 90 days).
  • Be free from tuberculosis and provide documentation of a negative 2-step TB test or "result of findings" from a chest x-ray (dated within the last 12 months).
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide appropriate documentation.

Registration Requirements

Complete before registration:

  • College Application: all students must apply to St. Charles Community College prior to registering for class. Please complete and submit the application here: https://www.stchas.edu/admissions/apply

Provide the following at time of registration (bring copies with you for in-person registration or send as attachments for email registrations):

  • Registration Form (you can download the form here if you would like to register via email).
  • Copy of LPN or RN license (as indicated above in Eligibility Requirements)
  • Copy of Missouri Family Care Safety Registry background screening results
  • Copy of 2-Step TB Test
  • Copy of Covid vaccination record

Registration can be done:

  • Through email (healthoccupations@stchas.edu
  • In-person (1 Academy Place, Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368) - office hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 4:00pm

Tuition will be due within one business day of your registration being processed. Individualized information will be communicated during the enrollment process.

This is a non-credit, certificate course. Tuition is due at time of registration and is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Contact Information

Jennie Fuentes,
Program Chair
636-922-8284
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Office Location
1 Academy Pl Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368
Office Hours

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Hours may vary during summer – please call to confirm.

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