This Intravenous administration (IV) program focuses upon the practice of IV fluid administration and IV fluid therapy management in a typical Canadian Health care setup including Hospitals, Nursing homes and acute and chronic healthcare. While recognizing the fact that in a Canadian Healthcare System, HCP (Health care Professional) other than Nursing may also have intravenous (IV) insertion and therapy included in their scope of practice, in this workshop through the completion of realistic, case-based lessons, practical and interactive assessment exercises, participants will learn details and diverse aspects of IV administration. Health care professionals provided with specialized training in IV administration therapy and supportive organizational structures and processes, may help in improved client outcomes and decreased complications.


The significance of accuracy in selecting appropriate cannula for prescribed therapy and identifying equipments used for the delivery of intravenous therapy, including IV tubing and electronic infusion pump or flow control device are discussed. Through the theory and practical knowledge provided in the course of the training workshop, it demonstrates the best practices for techniques and procedures of IV administration.


Course Overview

  • Detailed discussion of Intravenous system, IV therapy, Venipuncture procedure and  equipments

  • Identifying equipments used for IV administration, and venipuncture including IV cannula, start pack, needleless connector, IV extension set, and securement dressing /device Performing venipuncture on a training arm, secure, and dress the site

  • Hands-on Practical training on simulated models of IV administration and techniques

  • Dos and Donts in Intravenous administration(IV) procedure

  • Identifying approaches to take to prevent, detect, and minimize complications

  • Document appropriate information in the patient’s record  

  • The procedure for discontinuing the IV


Course Highlights


  • Experienced medical faculties and staff dedicated to help students throughout the course with tutoring and mentoring

  • Reasonable fees comparable to other institutions

  • A small group of 3-5 students only, for personalized attention and better learning experience

  • Certificate of attendance given on same day of completion

  • Lots of practical knowledge and experience related to IV therapy techniques.​


SCHMT College is proud to offer Intravenous administartion(IV) training to people from all healthcare backgrounds, hospitals and employed health care professionals aspiring for skills upgradation or as  a part of continuous medical education as well.

Contact at 905-216-1600 or mail at - for customized schedule for weekend, weekdays and evening courses.

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