Health Assessment, IV and Phlebotomy Courses

Nurses prepare IV bag to administer medicine intravenously.

Nurses are responsible for many patient experiences that involve caring for an IV or drawing blood. These courses provide an overview of anatomy and procedures in IV therapy. Demonstration of technique is included. 

Please note: This is not a certification program.

Adult Health Assessment
<p><b>Available Dates for Adult Health Assessment</b></p> <ul> <li><b>The course scheduled for December 12, 13, &amp; 14, 2022 has been cancelled.</b></li> <li><b>Monday, Tuesday &amp; Wednesday, May 15, 16, &amp; 17, 2023, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM — $579</b></li> </ul> <p>This class will be held in person on the Boston College Chestnut Hill campus. All campus visitors are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19. All visitors who are not vaccinated should wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines while on campus. </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/M23XkK">Register</a></span></p>
<p><b>Tuition: $579<br /> Contact Hours: 18</b></p> <p>Update physical assessment skills through lecture and hands-on experience in our simulation laboratory. You also develop knowledge of normal health assessment through comprehensive analysis of a patient’s health status. Topics include dermatological, cardiac, ENT, neurological, respiratory, musculoskeletal, and abdominal assessment.<br /> </p>
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Central Line Care
<p><b>Available Dates for Central Line Care:</b></p> <ul> <li><b style="background-color: transparent;">Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM  </b><br /> </li> <li><b>Tuesday, April 4, 2023, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM  </b></li> </ul> <p>This class will be held in person on the Boston College Chestnut Hill campus. All campus visitors are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19. All visitors who are not vaccinated should wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines while on campus. </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/M23XkK">Register</a></span></p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
<p><b>Tuition: $399<br /> Contact Hours: 5.5<br /> </b></p> <p>Students will learn about central venous lines used for the critically ill and other less acute conditions as well. At the conclusion participants will: </p> <ul> <li>identify and differentiate among the different types of central venous catheters available</li> <li>understand central line placement and beside care</li> <li>know best practices and recognize potential complications of caring and feeding patients with central venous catheters<br /> </li> </ul>
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Essentials of Phlebotomy
<p><b>Available Dates for Essentials of Phlebotomy:</b></p> <ul> <li><b>Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM&nbsp;</b></li> <li><b>Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM&nbsp;</b></li> <li><b>Tuesday, June 20, 2023, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM&nbsp;</b></li> </ul> <p>This class will be held in person on the Boston College Chestnut Hill campus.&nbsp;All campus visitors are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated against&nbsp;COVID-19. All visitors who are not vaccinated should wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines while on campus.&nbsp;</p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/M23XkK">Register</a></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><b>Tuition: $399<br /> Contact Hours: 5.5</b></p> <p>Participants will learn introductory level indications for phlebotomy and best practices for obtaining blood samples for diagnostic testing, donations to help save lives and therapeutic treatment. <span style="background-color: transparent;">Upon completion, learners will:</span></p> <ul> <li>describe the history and purposes of phlebotomy (also referred to as venipuncture)</li> <li>identify common indications for venipuncture and potential complications</li> <li>demonstrate venipuncture procedure, including order of draw, using best practices</li> </ul>
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Peripheral IV Therapy
<p><b>Available Dates for Peripheral IV Therapy:</b></p> <ul> <li><b style="font-size: 0.8125rem; background-color: transparent;">Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM&nbsp;&nbsp;</b><br> </li> <li><b>Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM&nbsp;&nbsp;</b></li> <li><b>Tuesday, May 23, 2023, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM&nbsp;&nbsp;</b></li> </ul> <p>This class will be held in person on the Boston College Chestnut Hill campus.&nbsp;All campus visitors are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated against&nbsp;COVID-19. All visitors who are not vaccinated should wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines while on campus.&nbsp;</p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/M23XkK">Register</a></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><b>Tuition: $399<br /> Contact Hours: 5.5</b></p> <p>Participants will benefit from a dynamic session describing how and why IV therapy is the fastest way to deliver medications, blood products and more. Upon completion, learners will:</p> <ul> <li>understand the basic principles of intravenous therapy</li> <li>be able to describe the anatomy and physiology of the venous system</li> <li>demonstrate insertion technique and care for peripheral IV cannulas</li> </ul>
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