State by State IV Certification Requirements

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State Hourly Requirements for LPN IV Course State BON Must Approve Course? Suggested Course
or Package
Special Provisions
Alabama Not specified. Not specified. Basic Peripheral and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Alaska Not specified. Not specified. Not specified. Not specified.
Arizona Not specified. Not specified. Arizona LPN IV Certification Package LPN's cannot directly access central lines. They can infuse through central lines if doing so by the piggyback method. 
Arkansas Not specified. Not specified. Arkansas IV Therapy Education Not specified.
California 24 hours theory and 6 hours clinical training. Yes Online education not accepted for LVN IV certification. LPN's cannot give IV medications. They may only give approved IV fluids via peripheral lines after they have completed a board approved course. 
Colorado 60 hours. Yes Not specified. Not specified.
Connecticut Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package LPN's cannot start PIV's in CT. RN's cannot remove PICC lines in CT. 
Delaware Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
District of Columbia Not specified. Yes N/A LPN's cannot infuse through central lines.
Florida 30 hours. Not specified. Florida IV Therapy Education Skills Practicum is recommended and facility must determine competency with skills checklists. 
Georgia Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Hawaii Not specified. Not specified. N/A Not specified.
Idaho Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Illinois Not specified. Not specified. Basic Peripheral IV Therapy; Current Standards of Practice LPN's cannot infuse through central lines in Illinois.
Indiana Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Iowa Not specified. Yes N/A Not specified.
Kansas 38 hours. Yes N/A Not specified.
Kentucky Not specified. Not specified. Kentucky IV Therapy Education LPN's who graduated after September 15th 2004 are IV certified when they graduate. Course must be board approved. KY regs and course content must be followed. 
Lousiana Not specified. Not specified. N/A for LPN certification.
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For licensure by endorsement recommended courses: Basic Peripheral and Central Line Education Package
LPN's are taught IV education and are IV certified when they graduate. For LPNs applying for license by edorsement training and competency must be evaluated by LSBPNE
Maine 12 hours theory, 2.5 hours individualized lab practice, and 5.5 hours of supervised clinical practice with 3 successful sticks. Yes Maine IV Therapy Education See course description for details.
Maryland Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Massachusets Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Michigan Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Minnesota Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Mississippi 40 hours didactic theory and 40 hours clinical practice. Yes N/A for LPN certification.
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Pedagogy Education may be used only for obtaining contact hours for licensure renewal.
LPN's who graduated after 2008 are IV certified in School. All IV certified LPN's must renew their certification every 2 years with license renewal by providing documentation of 10 contact hours of IV education during the previous 2 year period. 
Missouri 30 hours theory and lab practice, and 8 hours of clinical practice with one successful IV placement. Yes N/A LPN's who have graduated after 2/28/99 are IV certified when they graduate. 
Montana Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Nebraska Not specified. Yes N/A for LPN IV certification.
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Pedagogy Education may be used only for obtaining contact hours for licensure renewal.
LPN's may not administer intermittent meds via a central line. They can only administer meds through a continuously flowing fluid infusing into a central line. 
Nevada 20 hours classroom instruction plus 10 hours clinical. Yes N/A Not specified.
New Hampshire A minimum of 30 hours of theoretical content and laboratory practice pertinent to IV therapy. Yes New Hampshire IV Therapy Education After successful completion of the didactic portion of the course, click here to register for the skills portion of the course. Please select New Hampshire LPN IV Therapy Part 2.
New Jersey Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
New Mexico Not specified. Not specified. New Mexico IV Therapy Education See course descriptions for details. 
New York Not specified. Not specified. N/A for LPN certification.
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Course must include recommended content and review NY Regs.
LPN's cannot infuse through central lines in New York.
North Carolina Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
North Dakota 30 hours of theory, 4 hours of supervised clinical practice, and 3 successful sticks. Yes N/A Not specified.
Ohio 40 hours Yes N/A LPN's cannot infuse through central lines in Ohio.
Oklahoma Not specified. Not specified. Oklahoma LPN IV Certification Package Not specified.
Oregon Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Pennsylvania Not specified. Yes N/A Courses must be board approved and PA regs and course content must be followed.
Rhode Island Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
South Carolina Not specified. Not specified. South Carolina IV Therapy Education Not specified.
South Dakota Not specified. Not specified. South Dakota IV Therapy Education LPN's who graduated during or after 2001 are IV certified when they graduate from LPN school. 
Tennessee Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Texas Not specified. Not specified. Texas LVN IV Certification Package Not specified.
Utah Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Vermont Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Virgina Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Washington Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
West Virginia Not specified. Not specified. West Virginia IV Therapy Education Not specified.
Wisconsin Not specified. Not specified. Basics of Peripheral IV and Central Line Education Package Not specified.
Wyoming 16 hours of didactic education and 16 hours of clinical with 3 successful sticks. Yes N/A Not specified.

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