I. Qualifications needed for nurses Registered nurse Knows IV insertion (preferably certified IV therapist) Pleasant and professional Can work full time or part time (minimum of 4 hours) Can work independently with minimal supervision Age 25 to 45 yrs. old Male or female with pleasing personality Highly motivated and able to work without supervision Honest and Trustworthy II. Duties and responsibilities of invigor8 nurse Pleasant professional rapport of trust through patient education and professional standards. The purpose, benefits and risk of intravenous therapy should be thoroughly explained to the patient. Designated medical personnel confirms with patient directly That they’re receiving the intravenous treatment Why they are receiving this treatment Their expectations for the results Explore any possible questions, fears or prior undesirable experiences HEALTH HISTORY Obtain and review patient information and health history. May recommend or suggest other appropriate IV therapy services. Patient assessment includes consulting concerning risks and benefits of IV therapy in order for the patient to reach an informed decision. PATIENT ASSESSMENT What is the patient’s most important need? Immune modulation GI tract Hormonal Detox Stress management Infectious diseases Nutritional IVs quickly break down bearers of illness to wellness IV in a clinical office, short period of time. Range from 15 mins to 2 hours Identify the best treatment for the patient Consider all supportive factors, including need for supplements Consider how frail the patient is and the recommended treatment CONSENT FOR TREATMENT (Nurse and staff) A written consent should be obtained from the patient prior to beginning the intravenous procedure. INFECTION CONTROL Infection control is an essential part in intravenous infusion. Strict aseptic technique at all levels of the procedure. OTHERS: (nurse and staff) All members of the staff should possess a broad understanding of infusion therapy services offered at Invigor8 gluta spa. Patient education begins with the receptionist and includes all members of the front and back office staff in addition to nurses. All staff should know the menu of the therapies offered and be able to articulate the benefits to the patient. Nurse Responsibilities Teach the client ways to maintain the infusion system, for example: Avoid sudden twisting, turning or bending movements of the arm Avoid stretching or placing tension on the tubing Keep tubing above IV insertion site Notify anyone, nurse or medical assistant if Flow rate suddenly changes or stops dripping Solution container is nearly empty Blood in the iv tubing Experiencing discomfort, redness, swelling or any problem Showing the patient the equipment Touch the patient to assess the skin Anxiety can cause vasoconstriction Ensure patient is not allergic to skin prep agent (ex. antiseptics or alcohol) Sell products to customers as needed Represent the company with honesty, compassion and sincerity. Abide with all policies and procedures set by the company. Learn by heart all the products offered. Nurse and Medical Assistant Education To maintain prescribed flow rate Check insertion site for leaks or redness Inquire about patient comfort To prevent complications associated with IV therapy Observe patient for changes in cognition and speech, level of alert, change in color (pallor) and signs of anxiety Encourage patient to drink water and eat if appropriate during infusion.