This course provides classroom training, theory and practical assessments for those new to IV therapy.


For staff who require IV Certification who have no previous IV experience, including all new graduates, midwives and technicians (who are required to perform IV and related therapies as part of their role)

This course is a short mandatory course designed to bring you up to speed with your responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act (2015) which comes into effect on the 4 April 2016.

For all people managers at Hutt Valley DHB

(The original material for this course has been provided, with thanks, from CCDHB)

Inhalers are important devices for delivering medication in the treatment of a number of respiratory diseases. This course teaches healthcare professionals how to use a variety of devices found in New Zealand and gives the tools to teach this to patient.

Self enrolment

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Staff who with in their normal duties would be expected to perform male catheterisations


  • To be completed as a first step in gaining clinical competency in your area
  • Or if you are already competent as update for your professional development

Discuss with the nurse educator in your area.

Time required
This course is equivalent to 2 hours of Professional Development time

The original content of this course was provided with thanks from Counties Manukau Health

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