IV Insertion and Maintenance

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

In Class




8:30am to 2:00pm


William Bisson, RN, CSP

Learner Outcomes

Develop your skills in IV insertion and maintenance. Lab time will prepare the practitioner with the basic principles required to start an intravenous. After successful completion of this workshop, the practitioner will develop proficiency in this skill with clinical experience in their institution.

Course Manual

The course manual is available under the Course Content tab in Blackboard. You will need to be familiar with its contents prior to attending the workshop. Please download this manual to your tablet, laptop, etc. and bring it with you. If you don’t have this access, please bring the printed copy with you.

Course Objectives

  • Introduction to the superficial anatomy of the upper extremities
  • Basic IV insertion and maintenance principles
  • Trouble shooting techniques

Evaluation Method

You will receive a Certificate of Completion after you pass a brief written exam and lab certification of practical skills.

Intended For

Healthcare practitioners who have exposure to patients with an existing intravenous or are required to start, manage and remove an intravenous as part of their skill set.


This course fills up very quickly. Do NOT wait until the deadline to register!



The Michener Institute, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto, ON


Health Care Professional (RN, MLT, MRS, RT, RPN)

Text Book

Not required

IV Insertion and Maintenance – IV500

Other Recommended Courses

Contrast Injection for Radiological Technologists
Venipuncture Techniques
PICC Insertion: A Comprehensive Guide

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COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses) for all learners is required for all onsite attendance at Michener.
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