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IVIT therapy certification course

October 14, 2017 to November 5, 2017

Time: 
October 14 - 15: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and November 3 - 5: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Credits: 
30 Category A – IVIT
Venue: 
CCNM
Open to: 
NDs
ND/health-care practitioner: 
$850
Early bird price: 
$799
Early bird deadline: 
September 22, 2017
Alumni association price: 
$750

Course description

CCNM’s IVIT Certification Course is a live 5-day course held at CCNM over 2-weekends that includes both lecture and practical components. The course follows the exam guidelines as set out by the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) to ensure that naturopathic doctors have the competency to safely and effectively compound sterile products,  obtain vascular access, and administer intravenous infusion therapeutics.

Course Schedule

Saturday, October 14, 2017 (Day 1)

Introduction: 9 – 9:30
Solution Preparation: 9:30 – 10:30
Break: 10:30 - 10:45
Solution Preparation: 10:45 – 11:30
Intravenous Infusion Equipment: 11:30 – 12:30
Lunch: 12:30 – 1:30
Intravenous Infusion Equipment: 1:30 - 2
Infection Control: 2 - 2:45
Break: 2:45 - 3
Practical: 3 – 5

Sunday, October 14, 2017 (Day 2)
Review: 9 – 9:30
Peripheral Infusion Therapy Procedures: 9:30 – 10:30
Break: 10:30 – 10:45
Peripheral Infusion Therapy Procedures: 10:45 – 11:30
Documentation: 11:30 – 12
Lunch: 12 – 1
Sterile Compounding and Vascular Access: 1 – 2:30
Break: 2:30 – 2:45
Practical: 2:45 – 5

 

Friday, November 3, 2017 (Day 3)
Patent Assessment: 9 – 10:45
Break: 10:45 – 11
Complications in Intravenous Infusion Therapy: 11 – 1
Lunch: 1 – 2
Complications in Intravenous Infusion Therapy: 2 – 3
Practical : 3 – 5

Saturday, November 4, 2017 (Day 4)
Review: 9 – 9:30
Clinical Application: Vitamins: 9:30 – 10:30
Break: 10:30 – 10:45
Clinical Applications: Vitamins: 10:45 – 12
Lunch: 12 – 1
Clinical applications: Amino Acids: 1 – 2:30
Break: 2:30 – 2:45
Practical : 2:45 – 5

Sunday, November 5, 2017 (Day 5)
Review from previous day: 9 – 9:30
Clinical Application: Minerals: 9:30 – 10:45
Break: 10:45 – 11
Clinical Application: Minerals: 11 – 12
Lunch: 12 – 1
Practical: 1 – 5

Practical Components

Practical components include sterile compounding, vascular access and infusion therapy. Participants will complete 10 successful vascular accesses and display competency in sterile compounding and administering intravenous infusion.

CONO IVIT Examination Schedule

Please note that you must register and pay separately for the IVIT exam with CONO. For all IVIT exam inquiries please contact  CONO (exams@collegeofnaturopaths.ca; 416-583-6016) or consult CONO's website.

The following is the Ontario Intravenous Infusion Therapy (IVIT) Examination schedule for members of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) seeking to meet the Standard of Practice for IVIT.  CONO’s IVIT Examination: Nov 26, 2017 (registration opens October 16, 2017). For all IVIT exam inquiries please contact CONO at exams@collegeofnaturopaths.ca or 416-583-6016.

Courseware

Course materials: attendees will receive electronic access to all the courseware through Moodle, CCNM's content management system, on the first day of class.

Lunch

Please make arrangements to bring lunch or visit one of the many options in the area, as lunch will not be provided.

Prerequisite

Participants must be a licensed naturopathic doctor.
INSTRUCTORS/SPEAKERS

Dr. Jill Shainhouse, ND - Instructor

Dr. Shainhouse has 13 years experience as a ND and has been practicing IVIT for the duration of her career. Her private practice in mid-town Toronto is exclusive to oncology. Since becoming IVIT certified in 2004, she has completed a Central Vascular Access course in addition to numerous continuing education programs focused on advanced IVIT. Dr. Shainhouse was involved in the development of the Adjunctive Cancer Care shifts at CCNM. She has presented numerous lectures including Grand Rounds at Sunnybrook, Maintenance of Breast Cancer Remission for Collaborative Education, and presents regularly at Wellspring Cancer Support Centres and Gilda’s Club.

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