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Neonatal & Pediatric Intravenous Therapy MMC Employees Only


with Kelley Bowden, MS, RN & Christine Schreiber, BSN, RN, CPN

Calendar Next session starts Nov 6, 2018 at 9 am

This course is designed for nurses who will be inserting peripheral intravenous catheters in newborn and pediatric patients. Intended for nurses for whom this is a new skill, nurses without previous formal training or interested in a refresher are also welcome to attend. This class does not substitute for attendance at “Vascular Access Matters,” for nurses required to attend that educational program.

Learning Outcome: Gain knowledge and practice skills related to the insertion, care, and maintenance of pediatric intravenous catheters.

Content Includes:

  • Site selection
  • Age-specific considerations
  • Assessment
  • IV solutions
  • Complications
  • Hands-on practice

Maine Medical Center Department of Nursing is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours: 2.0

If you have any questions about registration, please call Kathy Taylor at 662-2696 or e-mail


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