# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Task 871888331

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the principles of intravenous (IV) therapy.

Definition

Description should include
  • types of IV therapy (e.g., blood transfusion, total parenteral nutrition [TPN], fluids)
  • types of devices used for IV therapy
  • types of IV solutions
  • complications of IV therapy (e.g., phlebitis, infection, infiltration, embolism, hypervolemia).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the purposes of IV therapy?
  • What actions should you take if the client has a complication with IV therapy (e.g., phlebitis, infection, infiltration, embolism, hypervolemia)?
  • What types of devices are used for IV therapy?
  • How are tonicity, solute, isotonic, hypotonic and hypertonic defined?
  • Which IV fluids are isotonic? Hypotonic? Hypertonic?
  • How would an IV infusion be maintained (to include site assessment, cleaning, changing administration set, changing dressing, hanging a new bag of fluid)?
  • What factors affect infusion rates?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

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