Training programs available for intravenous therapy for nurses in the United States include IV medications, infection control, allergic reactions and medication breakdown. Others are circulatory system and IV therapy for LVNs.
Intravenous therapy training is designed for nurses who already have a certification in nursing. This program is available in vocational schools and provides nurses with knowledge of injecting liquid medication and sedatives into a patient's veins. The requirements for taking this certificate program vary by state. Professional experience working in a clinical setting is necessary. Students may need to complete an exam at the end of the training to get a license.