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Expanded Intravenous Therapy for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Course number : HLTH13   ID : 1616    Section Number : 02
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This course is designed to prepare the Iowa LPN to perform procedures related to the expanded scope of intravenous therapy in a licensed hospital, licensed skilled nursing facility and a certified end-stage renal dialysis unit. IV Therapy for clients age 12 or older and weighing 80 pounds or more. LPN-IV Therapy certificate will be given upon completion of classroom and sponsoring facility clinical portion.

This Agency Agreement must be completed and submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the start date of the class.  It specifies that 16 clinical hours must be completed within your facility for successful completion of the course. 

  • Must have an unrestricted LPN or RN license
  • Must have at least 6 months of nursing experience
  • Must currently work in hospital, skilled nursing or end stage dialysis unit
  • Must submit a completed Agency Agreement committing to 16 hours of clinical experience.
  • Must take a math test prior to class start date and obtain a 90% or better
  • Must register and complete math test at least 2 weeks prior to start date
Mail, bring, fax, or email these pre-requisites to:
Mail or Drop off:
Iowa Western Community College
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, IA  51503
Please request math exam upon registration by emailing or calling 712-325-3255.

Class Details

8 Sessions
Weekly - Sat

Looft Hall

TBD Instructor 

CEUs : 50



Please read:  This course is worth 50 CEU's/ Contact Hours for the Iowa Licensed Practical Nurse.



Registration Closes On
Saturday, September 12, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/12/2020 - 10/31/2020 Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Council Bluffs, Looft Hall  Map TBD Instructor