This course provides the participants with training and certification in the techniques of IV therapy and blood withdrawal. This course will provide training on how to start an IV infusion and withdrawal of blood for testing, the legal aspects, venipuncture techniques, management of site pre and post procedure, fluid and electrolyte balance, preparation of the client for the procedure, review of circulatory system, infection control and universal precautions. Clinical practicum of venipunctures and IV starts on live subject. ~ This course is open to California Licensed Vocational Nurses, graduates of BVNPT Vocational Nursing Program, and Registered Nurses for update/remediation only. Only licensed LVN’s will qualify for continuing education contact hours. Pre-licensure VN graduates will receive a certificate once licensure is obtained and documented.