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BC: Infusion Therapy BC-01: Intravenous Therapy
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
BC-01-01 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to apply critical thinking and clinical judgment throughout the intravenous therapy process.
BC-01-02 Demonstrate knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, specifically the circulatory system, fluids, and electrolytes.
  Demonstrate knowledge of principles of infusion therapy:          
  • fluid and electrolyte maintenance, restoration and replacement
  • BC-01-04
  • medications and nutritional feedings
  • BC-01-05
  • blood and blood products
  • BC-01-06
  • chemotherapy
  • BC-01-07
  • heparin and saline lock.
  •   Demonstrate knowledge of related terminology such as:          
  • infiltration
  • BC-01-09
  • infusion
  • BC-01-10
  • interstitiale
  • BC-01-11
  • intravenous
  • BC-01-12
  • hypodermoclysis (HDC)
  • BC-01-13
  • phlebotomy
  • BC-01-14
  • to be absorbed (TBA)
  • BC-01-15
  • to keep vein open (TKVO / TKO)e
  • BC-01-16
  • total parenteral nutrition (TPN).
  • BC-01-17 Demonstrate ability to differentiate between peripheral lines, central lines, implanted ports, and epidurals.
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