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IV Therapy for Midwives*

This offering will not only prepare the learner for the basics of IV therapy but also to be able to effectively start IVs, and the use of different medications in IV therapy including Pitocin for management of postpartum hemorrhage and antibiotics for treating GBS in the intrapartum period. Participants will learn how to calculate drip rates and medication dosages as well as practice actual IV starts. Learners must be willing to actively participate in the hands-on portion of the session by starting IVs on their peers and allowing the start of IVs on themselves.

*Bridge Category 1

 

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