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EMT Intravenous Therapy
- Only 16 hours of lab time
This class is designed to assist students in building the hands-on skills needed to:
- Successfully start an IV
- Develop decision-making skills critical in IV therapy
Students practice IV skills on each other in class and then complete an 8-hour clinical (minimum). In order to qualify for state certification as an EMT-IV, students must complete 4 successful IV sticks on a patient in a clinical setting. The instructor-to-student ratio utilized in this program helps to ensure that safety standards are met and provides the one-on-one attention that is needed to learn this skill.
- Colorado State EMT Certification
- Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR Cert
- Background Check and UA
**Copies of all documents are due to Stacey Tekansik before the prerequisite due date. If you have questions, please contact Stacey directly at 970-339-6397 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Documentation may either be hand delivered or scanned and emailed. Students whose prerequisites are not completed by the due date, will be administratively dropped from the course.
- EMS 130 – EMT Intravenous Therapy (2 credits)
**Students will only be allowed to register for this class with department approval after all prerequisites are completed and turned in to Stacey Tekansik.
- One box of gloves (Latex free)
- Protective eyewear
Please contact Kristie Cordes at 970-339-6582 or email@example.com.
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