Undergraduate Medical Education

Clinical Skills Lab

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Clinical Skills Lab

  • Daryl Lofaso, Ph.D., RRT, CHSE
    Skills Lab Course Director
  • 504-568-4006
  • 504-599-1453
  • 2020 Gravier Street, Suite 602
    New Orleans, LA 70112

P1010627 small CSI 201 Skills Lab # 1:

IV and Venipuncture

OBJECTIVES/COMPETENCIES:  At the end of this lab, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and review appropriate IV catheterization: indications, contraindications, technique, and equipment.
  • Demonstrate and review appropriate Venipuncture: indications, contraindications, technique, and equipment.
  • Demonstrate universal precautions and aseptic technique.
  • View video on Venipuncture and IV.

Read venipuncture and IV's in the Student Procedure Manual and view video on IV Insertion  prior to the session.  Also review the PowerPoint presentation on Skills Lab 1, which may be printed out as a handout. Take on-line pre-test prior to the "Zoom" scheduled review: pretest, discussion, and question/answer. After the Zoom session, student groups will attend a scheduled lab session for a procedure demonstration and practice. Students will report to the Skills Lab to demonstrate the procedure/skill on either an anatomical model or patient simulator.

Additional Information:

Phlebotomy Training Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKuUPO6NNcU

IV Insertion Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-t1SCZMO0Gc. Technique works well for hand IV placement.

Helpful Tips when starting IV’s: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EY-_2L08ETs




DRESS:  Comfortable Clothes.



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Updated: 7/21/21