Intravenous (IV) Catheter Insertion and Removal (Nursing)
Intravenous (IV) Catheter Insertion and Removal (Nursing)

Intravenous (IV) Catheter Insertion and Removal (Nursing)

by Samantha Rhea, MSN, RN

Get a Better Understanding About Intravenous (IV) Catheter Insertion and Removal!

With this online course, you will achieve exam-relevant knowledge about intravenous catheter insertion and removal for nursing—starting with an introduction and pre-procedure preparations, leading to the correct attachment of the extension tubing and what to keep in mind when removing the IV catheter.

Besides high-quality video lectures, you will get access to quiz questions, learning objectives and download material. Start learning today!

Course Details

  • Videos 7
  • Duration 0:46 h
  • Quiz questions 22
  • Concept Pages 0


Your Educators of course Intravenous (IV) Catheter Insertion and Removal (Nursing)

 Samantha Rhea, MSN, RN

Samantha Rhea, MSN, RN

Samantha Rhea, MSN, RN, is a Nursing Educator with extensive experience in the higher education industry and acute care facilities, and currently works as a Nursing Instructor at Rogers State University.
She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Nursing Science from Northeastern State University and her Master's degree in Nursing Education from the University of Oklahoma.
Since 2012, she has been teaching nursing students at various universities across the US, while also maintaining clinical practice as a registered nurse.
Within Lecturio, Samantha Rhea teaches courses on the Fundamentals of Nursing.

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Could have been executed better in my opinion.
By Peter V. on 22. May 2022 for Intravenous (IV) Catheter Insertion (Nursing)

Lecture went great until insertion in my opinion. I think that the vein occlusion in conjunction with releasing the tourniquet prior to retracting the needle would have prevented that blood flow. Not only does this make the area more sanitary for the provider and the patient, but patients can be squeamish at the sight of their own blood.

By Patricia C. on 14. December 2021 for Intravenous (IV) Catheter Insertion (Nursing)

There are so many mistakes on this lecture. For instance, after the vein is punctured, you must clean the surfaces that are stained with blood to prevent contamination and contact. I had to stop watching as I was just shocked with the low attention to detail from the expert. I do NOT recommend this lecture.

When the expert makes amateur mistakes. Ugh!
By Patricia C. on 14. December 2021 for Extension Tubing and Protection of Intravenous (IV) Site (Nursing)

Sorry Ms. Rhea but you are making too many mistakes during the demonstration and absolutely confusing everyone with mislabeling the equipment and items used during the procedure. For an expert, that is extremely disappointing.

Thorough and Easy to Comprehend
By DeAnne H. on 07. July 2021 for Intravenous (IV) Catheter Insertion and Removal: Introduction and Pre-procedure (Nursing)

Excellent! Every nursing student should watch this lecture as a resource for learning IV catheter insertion and removal. I am very impressed with Dr. Samantha Rhea. I am currently an RN taking a break and am using Lecturio Nursing to keep up on my skills. Thank you!