IV Additives and Bolus Injections

After successful completion of this study day, candidates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to gain clinical competence under the supervision of a competent practitioner.

This study day is suitable for all nurses, doctors and medical imaging practitioners and allied health professionals required to administer medicines intravenously.

Aims and Objectives

â–  The candidate will be able to accurately and competently administer intravenous additives and bolus injections

â–  The candidate will understand the requirement for accurate drug calculations

â–  The candidate will be aware of associated complications and their management


Infection control Consent
Routes of administration Drug calculations
Contra-indications Complications and their management
Negligence Practical exercise and mixing of medicines for candidates
Medicines management Contraindications