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Intravenous Therapy (IVT) training is primarily designed to ensure safe practice in intravenous
therapy to uphold the quality of nursing practice.



 , with valid and current PRC license card or 
for new nurses;

  who were not able to renew their IV Therapy card for more than five
(5) years from date of issuance;

  who were not able to accomplish the required IV injections within

 !   from the date of their last training;

- Non-nursing health related professionals and technicians (MD, Post-graduate Medical Interns,
Medical Technologists, Pulmo-tech, Registered Midwife) may attend the "    


    "#" IVT Training program for
nurses including the practicum. They will not be required to accomplish the required IV
injections. They will not be issued an IVT license card but will be issued a Certificate of
Attendance to the Training Program.

- Non-health related professionals are not eligible to attend the ANSAP IVT training program.

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The Philippine Nursing Act of 2002 (R.A. 9173) stipulates that the administration of parenteral
injection is in the scope of nursing practice. ANSAP believes that the certification of IV therapist
will be continued for several reason, paramount of which is safe nursing practice.

Moreover, an RN must enroll in IV therapy training because most government and private
hospitals prefer RNs who are IV therapy-certified.


An RN should enroll in an ANSAP-accredited IVT training hospital or provider because "#"


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Refer to the following documents for more information:

u PRC-BON Resolution No. 8 Series of 1994 (Special Training for Nurses on Intravenous
Injection); and
u PRC-BON Protocol Governing Special Training on Administration of Intravenous
Injections for Nurses


An RN can register for IVT training in "#"


 It is your responsibility to verify with ANSAP if the
hospital/provider that you want to train for is accredited by them to conduct IVT training.

Registration and/or reserving a slot for IVT training depends on the ANSAP-accredited
hospital/provider. It could be through personal visit, phone call, text message or online

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IVT training providers are advised by ANSAP that the number of participants should be limited
to  !
  , unless there are enough IVT training preceptors to conduct their individual
return demonstration.



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 (BSN) degree;
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# ! hospitals or providers will allow just the ! % (the lower portion of the PRC Oath
form) for the PRC license card which bears the registration number/license number of a new


The IVT Training fee could cost as low as c, or as high as  , . The variation in
the fees depends on the hospital¶s/provider¶s calculation of the costs for the use of venue,
supplies, honoraria for facilitators, coordinators, speakers, lecturers and preceptors as well as
lunch and snacks for the participants.

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The 3-day basic IVT training are the   
  . During this period, the
following are expected:

u 24 hours    

 on concepts of IVT training
 ! (return demonstration). Each participant is required to show competency in
the following procedures:

a. Initiating and maintaining peripheral IV therapy infusions

b. Administering IV drugs
c. Administering and maintaining blood and blood components
d. Preparing and maintaining Total Parenteral Nutrition
e. One-on-One IV insertion under the direct supervision of a trainer/preceptor
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 pre-test and post-test
u Course evaluation (the trainers and the IVT training program as a whole will be evaluated
by the trainees)


Each participant will be rated accordingly:

u Didactic (Pre-test, Post-test) ± 50%

u Practicum (Return Demonstration) ± 50%

If a participant fails in both the Didactic and Practicum areas, a

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After the 3-day basic IVT training lecture and demonstration days, an RN must  !  
  &  as required by ANSAP:

u 3 cases of initiating/maintaining peripheral 

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; and
u 2 cases of !
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An RN must be able to complete and submit this - - 

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office &   
. Failure to do so would
require the RN to undergo the 3-day basic IVT training again.

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An RN may complete the case requirements at the following (must be completed     

u in the hospital where he/she underwent IVT training;

u in a hospital which offers case completion duty;
u if working as a staff nurse, where he/she is currently employed

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Some hospitals require a minimum fee of PhP 500 for the case completion duty.


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! by ANSAP or the respective
ANSAP-accredited hospital is the
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be duly-signed by:

u the

 who witnessed the completion;
u and the  
 wherein the registered nurse has undergone the completion.


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The successful participant of the basic IVT training must submit to the ANSAP office or the
hospital where he underwent training the

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The following are the


u a) 
  "  of the participant. (photocopy and original);
u b) " !  $
! (accomplished - - 

!  ), duly-signed by the chief nurse.
u c) Two (2) pcs. of 2×2 ID picture;
u d)    


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u e) Processing fee (PhP 400 ± filed directly to ANSAP; additional fee of PhP 50 may be
required if the requirements were filed by the hospital/IVT provider which offered the
IVT training.



Those who failed both the Didactic and Practicum areas may start accomplishing their
requirements for initial issuance of IVT license card 
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Processing of IVT license card takes 3-6 weeks after submission of requirements at the ANSAP

An IVT license is valid for (3) years for IV Therapy Nurses, Trainers and Preceptors.

An IVT license can be canceled or suspended when:

u PRC license is not renewed;

u any violation of the Nursing Law (R.A. 9173: Philippine Nursing Act of 2002);
u IVT license is not renewed for more than 5 years from the date of issuance (the
Registered Nurse must undergo the Basic IVT training again); and
u when there are violations in the Standards of IVT practice.

c+  $

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u Attendance to 2  offered by ANSAP-accredited hospitals or Aesculap
Academy Philippines totaling to '32  3  2  as approved by
u Lecturer/resource speaker on IVT Updates seminar or in IVT training programs approved
by ANSAP (for trainers/preceptors only)
u Processing fee of Php 400


If the IVT license card has not been renewed for !

!     ,
RNs must undergo the 3-day basic IVT training again.

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A lost IVT license card may be replaced by submitting to the National ANSAP office an
affidavit of loss, the corresponding Certificate of Training of the IVT license card or a
certification of the Trainer that states the place and dates of the training attended by the
participant plus a photocopy of the official list of participants of the IVT training attended.

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