Education & CPD

Subcutaneous Administration of Fluids

5.0NMBI CEUs

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  •   Date: Wednesday, 05 April 2017
  •   Registration: Wednesday, 05 April 2017 09:15
  •   Start: Wednesday, 05 April 2017 09:30
  •   End: Wednesday, 05 April 2017 14:30
  •   Location: PDC Centre, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Whitworth Building, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7

Description

The role and responsibilities of the nurse's role has expanded rapidly during the last few years, this course aims to provide the nurse with the competencies necessary to administration fluid by the subcutaneous route.
 
This course will provide the necessary knowledge and skills to undertake subcutaneous administration of fluids; however, it will be necessary for each nurse and midwife attending to ensure that they abide by their local policy on subcutaneous administration of fluids in their place of work.
  • Wednesday, 05 April 2017

  • 09:15
    Registration
  • 09:30
    Introduction and Learning Outcomes
  • 09:35
    Accountability Scope of Practice, Local Policies
  • 10:50
    Tea / Coffee
  • 11:05
    Subcutaneous Fluid Administration - Indications for, advantages and disadvantages, potential sites, precautions and limitations of subcutaneous fluid infusion
  • 12:05
    Calculating the Rate of Infusion
  • 12:35
    Workshop
  • 13:35
    Multiple Choice Question Test
  • 14:05
    Questions and Answers and Evaluation
  • 14:30
    Close
  •   Location: PDC Centre, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Whitworth Building, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7
Reading List

For access to any of the references below, please contact the library. e: library@inmo.ie, t: 01 6640614

  1. Gabriel, J., (2014) Intravenous versus subcutaneous access for palliative care patients, British Journal of Nursing, pp. S20-1..

  2. Gabriel, J., (2013) The use of subcutaneous infusion in medication administration, British Journal of Nursing, pp. S6-S12..

  3. Khan, M. and Younger, G., (2007) Promoting safe administration of subcutaneous infusions, Nursing Standard, pp. 50-6.

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