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What is ANSAP IVT Training?

In line with the Philippine Nursing Act of 2002 (R.A 9173) which stipulates that the administration of parenteral injection is in the scope of nursing practice, the Association of Nursing Service Administrators of the Philippines (ANSAP) strengthens and promote the certification of IV therapist to uphold safe nursing practice. The Intravenous Therapy (IVT) training is primarily designed to ensure safe practice in intravenous therapy or the infusion of liquid substances directly into a vein. Infused substances included Volume expanders, Blood-based products, Blood substitutes, Buffer solutions and other medications.

ANSAP is the leading accredited nursing specialty organization which prepared the nursing standards on intravenous practice. Only registered nurses, who underwent the training and secure their respective certification, can legally practice intravenous therapy. Registered nurses with training and administer injections are criminally liable.

The Basic Intravenous Therapy (IVT) Training is 3-Day training. It also has a refresher course. Participants in IVT Training are registered Nurses, with valid and current PRC license card. All registered nurses are required by the law to be a certified IV therapist as contained in the Philippine Nursing Act of 2002 (R.A. 9173) Other health related professionals and technicians such as medical doctors, Post-graduate Medical Interns, Medical Technologists, Pulmo-tech, Registered Midwife) ANSAP IVT Training program but will not be issued with IVT license card only a Certificate of Attendance. Those who are Non-health related professionals are not eligible to attend the ANSAP IVT training program.

The ANSAP IVT Training is held in coordinating with accredited training hospitals across the country so that the training is accessible to nurses nationwide.

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