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Our IV Drug Therapy course is designed for nurses who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills regarding IV therapy, including administration of intravenous medication as part of their clinical revalidation.

This course provides staff the platform to examine and undertake theory and practical assessment in a controlled environment.

Prerequisite: You need to be a Nurse who is trained, qualified and competent in ‘Medication Administration’ and ‘IV Cannulation’ prior to attending ‘IV Drug Therapy’ training.

Please note: A competency framework is included with this training. Competency is achieved in the workplace following the training. Each procedure needs to be signed off by a qualified, senior member of staff. The completed document can then be used to identify an individuals competence.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Legal and professional aspects of IV therapy and IV cannulation
  • Infection control aspects of IV therapy
  • Pharmacological aspects of IV therapy
  • Pharmacological aspects of IV fluid therapy
  • Mathematical aspects of IV therapy
  • Practical session – including preparation and administration of IV medication using aseptic technique
  • Drug calculation challenge – confidence with your numbers
  • Flushing of cannulae

Who is this course for?

This CPD training course is designed for organisations wishing to train 8 or more staff members and can be delivered either face-to-face, or as an online webinar. For further information, please contact us on 029 20494 969 or make an online enquiry.


Face-to-Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: 1 day
  • This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.

Acute Training Solutions strive to to deliver an engaging and informative learning experience in a safe and inclusive environment. All of our face-to-face training courses are carried out by experienced healthcare professionals, delivered at training centres across the UK.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 4 hours

We deliver webinar or virtual training sessions utilising either Zoom or Teams platforms. All of our webinars are delivered live by experienced healthcare professionals.

Practical elements of training are covered using video examples during our webinar sessions. Webinar training is an ideal tool towards CPD and Revalidation.


Online training for individuals

Whilst Acute Training Solutions specialise in delivering healthcare training within organisations, we also offer two hour webinar workshops for individual healthcare professionals wishing to stay up-to-date on the latest procedures, legislation and best practice whilst aiding CPD and revalidation.

Run weekly, and covering a wide range of topics, our webinar workshops are delivered via Zoom by qualified trainers and can be completed in the comfort of your own home or workplace.


Make an enquiry

Acute Training Solutions can provide a tailored training to your organisation or team. To find out more about this course, please contact us on 029 20494 969 or complete the short online form below. A member of our team will be in touch right away.

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