IV Therapy

Program Type: Hybrid
Program Level: Continuing Education
Department: Continuing Education
Institute: Health & Biosciences
College: SAC

What is the IV Therapy program?

Upscale and gain an understanding of intravenous insertion, maintenance, and removal. The IV therapy certification allows an opportunity for the student to demonstrate expertise and competency of intravenous therapy management and maintenance.

This is an opportunity to enhance skills needed to insert and maintain an IV with limited experience for the student to gain more experience and knowledge needed to function in the healthcare setting. This specialization is ideal for Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurses, and other skill professionals previously trained in IV therapy or individuals seeking to refresh their IV skills. This can include individuals working in nursing homes or home health care workers, etc.




  • Intravenous Therapy--Theory and Technologies - RNSG-1003


Program Requirements      CE Allied Health Requirements Checklist

Time Commitment

32 Contact Hours

<4 Week Training


Certificate of Completion (Alamo)

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Program Requirements

The IV therapy certification course is intended to provide knowledge and experience for licensed healthcare workers (LVN, RN) or individuals working under licensed personnel.

Possess proficiency in English (reading, writing, and speaking skills)

You are at least eighteen (18) years of age

Active Texas LVN or RN license in good standing



Effective Sept 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

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Contact Information

CE Tier 2

Phone: 210-212-5266 (Option 4)
Email: CETier2@alamo.edu
Campus: District Support Office

CE Specialist

Vanessa Barrera
Email: dst-alamoICD@alamo.edu
Campus: Palo Alto College (PAC)


Additional Information

For assistance with program information or registration, email us at CETier2@alamo.edu and our CE staff will get back to you. Thank you.