Intravenous Preparations and Methods for
Paragraphs 3-1 through 3-29.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Identify the two major types of intravenous
solutions and examples/uses of each.
Identify the requirements and precautions when
using intravenous therapy.
Identify the rules/requirements for venipuncture
Identify the principles that guide the use of
Identify the complications; their signs and
symptoms; and the precautionary measures for
Given the required information, calculate the drip
rate for an intravenous infusion.
Identify the type of products used for
transfusion, examples of each type of product
and their uses.
Identify the sites used for transfusion
venipuncture and the usual transfusion rate.
Identify the possible adverse reactions to
transfusions and their signs and symptoms.
3-10. Identify the general principles governing
3-11. Identify examples of the common types of blood
tests, their indications and their normal values.