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49 Pa. Code § 21.145b. IV therapy curriculum requirements.

§ 21.145b. IV therapy curriculum requirements.

 (a)  An IV therapy course provided as part of the LPN education curriculum in §  21.203 (relating to specific curriculum requirements for practical nursing programs) or as a stand-alone course offered by a provider shall include instruction of the topics in §  21.203(d)(8). An instructor of a stand-alone course shall have knowledge and skill in the aspect of the course content taught.

 (b)  Providers of stand-alone courses shall apply for approval from the Board before offering an IV therapy course. The request for approval must include the following:

   (1)  A course outline that includes the components of the IV therapy course required under §  21.203(d)(8).

   (2)  A description of the methods of instruction and the clinical learning experiences provided.

   (3)  A description of specific methodologies and tools that evaluate the learner’s achievement of the objectives.

   (4)  A list of faculty membership and verification that the instructors have knowledge and skill in the aspect of the content taught.


   The provisions of this §  21.145b issued under section 17.6 of the Practical Nurse Law (63 P.S. §  667.6).


   The provisions of this §  21.145b adopted August 24, 2012, effective August 25, 2012, 42 Pa.B. 5484.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  21.147 (relating to fees).

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