Intravenous Therapy for Health Care Personnel with Student CD-ROM / Edition 1

Intravenous Therapy for Health Care Personnel with Student CD-ROM / Edition 1

by Kathryn A. Booth
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McGraw-Hill Education


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Intravenous Therapy for Health Care Personnel with Student CD-ROM / Edition 1

Intravenous Therapy for Health Care Personnel is a one of a kind book for entry-level health care practitioners to learn the basics of IV therapy. This eight-chapter text/workbook covers essential topics, including coverage within the scope of practice for Medical Assistants. The book and accompanying CD are highly visual and focus on application and understanding, as well as presenting real-life situations that can occur during IV therapy and their necessary solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073281124
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 04/18/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Kathryn A. Booth, RN-BSN, RMA (AMT), RPT, CPhT, MS is a registered nurse (RN) with a master’s degree in education as well as certifications in phlebotomy, pharmacy tech, and medical assisting. She is an author, an educator, and a consultant for Total Care Programming, Inc. She has over 30 years of teaching, nursing, and healthcare experience that spans five states. As an educator, Kathy has been awarded the teacher of the year in three states where she taught various health sciences, including medical assisting in both a classroom and an online capacity. Kathy serves on the AMT Examinations, Qualifications, and Standards committee, as well as the advisory board for two educational institutions. She stays current through working at various practice settings as well as obtaining and maintaining certifications. Her larger goal is to develop up-to-date, dynamic healthcare educational materials to assist her and other educators and to promote healthcare professions. In addition, Kathy enjoys presenting innovative new learning solutions for the changing healthcare and educational landscape to her fellow professionals nationwide.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Intravenous Therapy

Chapter 2: Safety and Infection Control

Chapter 3: Intravenous Therapy Supplies and Equipment

Chapter 4: Intravenous Fluids, Components, and Compatibility

Chapter 5: Preparation and Patient Communication

Chapter 6: Monitoring and Maintaining IV Therapy

Chapter 7: Documenting and Discontinuation

Chapter 8: Intravenous Therapy Calculations

Appendix A: IV Solutions and Concentrations Chart

Appendix B: IV Compatibility Chart

Appendix C: Common IV Medications

Appendix D: IV Formulas and Conversions

Appendix E: Answer Key



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