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IV Technician Endorsement Course: April 2-20th

April 2 @ 5:30 pm April 20 @ 5:00 pm

Are you ready to take the next step on your EMS provider journey?  

The Basics:

This course is for current EMTs with at least 1 year of experience who would like to expand their knowledge and skillset to become EMT/IV Technicians.

During this course, you will have the following requirements:

  1. Complete a 8-hour emergency department clinical rotation
  2. Complete a 8-hour field rotation with an EMS agency.
  3. A total of 12 IVs starts with supporting documentation.

A student must complete 12 successful IV starts to complete this course. The first few of these will be completed on IV mannequins. Additional LIVE starts will be on your fellow classmates in labs during class sessions. You will be provided with all proper sanitizing equipment under the care of a qualified instructor or a course-approved paramedic.

Upon completion of this course and the required paperwork, graduates are eligible to obtain their IV Technician endorsement from the Washington State Department of Health. Once you become an IV Techinican, you will have a required amount of live sticks per year or show proof of competency.

Times:

  • April 2nd: 17:30-21:30
  • April 4th: 17:30-21:30
  • April 6th: 8:30-17:30
  • April 9th: 17:30-21:30
  • April 13th: 8:30-17:30
  • April 16th: 17:30-21:30
  • April 20th: 8:30-17:30 Final

+ Students will need to complete an 8-hour field rotation at their home agency and an 8-hour hospital at Mason General Hospital. ***

Location:

Bremerton Readiness Center

5151 Linden St Avenue

Bremerton

Costs:

  • $250 if the student brings all of their own supplies.
  • $500 w/supplies included:

Supply List:

Life Assist Order NumberItemNumber of Expired Per studentNumber of nonexpired  per Student
IT3066Protect IV Plus IV Catheter, 20 Ga x 1 1/14  in10 *10*
IT3065Protect IV Catheter, 18 Ga x 1 in10*0
IT3060Protect IV Catheter, 22 Ga x 1 in5*
SL1307Sodium Chloride, .09% 100ml Bag1
AL 1Alcohol Wipes20
TA7827-1Transparent tape, perforated, plastic, hypo-allergenic, 1 inch 10 yard1
BA3601Adhesive Bandages, Flexible Fabric, Sterile Strip 3/4 inch x 3 inch1
IV610Curaplexselect 1v admin set, 10 drop 83 in, 1 LL site, 1 PP site, Spin Lock Connection5
IV 4207AM SAFE Extension Set, .96, 7″ Micro Clave15
TQ3139Tourniquets0
BA80422×2 Gauze30
DR3065-46Prefilled IV Flush Syringe, Sterile, 10ml Normal Saline, 12ml Syringe30
IO1518IO Needles: Blue1
Chicken legs1
IT6150Starter Kits: Tourniquet, Alchol prep, gauge,30
Tubing for Drip
IS8900Sharp Container Disposal1

***Students may bring expired catheters to use mannequins. Students may only do live sticks with non-expired catheters.

PREREQUISITES

  • A sponsoring agency*
  • EMT with at least 1 year of experience
  • Non-Mason or Kitsap County students: Please click the  from your MPD acknowledging this class will meet your county’s initial IV Technician training requirements

During this, you will have the following requirements:

  1. Complete a 8-hour emergency department clinical rotation
  2. Complete a 8-hour field rotation with an EMS agency.
  3. A total of 12 IVs starts with supporting documentation.

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

Application deadline: March  15, 2023

A minimum of 10 students must be enrolled by the application deadline for the course to commence at this cost.  If less than 10 students are enrolled, the current enrollees will be contacted to address going forward at a higher fee.