Sep 26, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog

IV Therapy Certification - LPN Expanded Role

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Course Description: This 80 hour non-credit program approved by the Mississippi Board of Nursing prepares the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to perform procedures related to the expanded scope of intravenous therapy.  The course includes 40 hours of online didactic and 40 hours of campus lab and clinic training. The applicant must complete all 80 hours of training for successful completion of this course.  The student needs to have basic computer understanding, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and the Internet.

Cost: $400 - paid at any MGCCC Business Office 
(The MGCCC Non-Credit Refund Policy is on the MGCCC Website).

Steps for Admission:

  1. Complete the MGCCC Registration Form for Non-Credit Healthcare Courses listing IV Therapy Certification as the course name and include a listed course date of interestCourse schedules are located on the website under Schools/School of Nursing and Health Professions/Non-Credit Courses/Class Schedules.
  2. Submit the registration form and proof of active and unencumbered licensure by mail or in person to the Bryant Center at Tradition.    
  3. An email will be sent confirming registration, course details, and instructions on how to pay the $400 course fee at any MGCCC campus business office. Course fees are due in full 3 days prior to the scheduled course date.
  4. Enrollment is based on a first come first serve basis following submission of file:
    1. Non-credit Registration form
    2. Verification of one (1) year of clinical experience as a LPN within the past three (3) years
    3. Full course payment which is made at the MGCCC campus business office.

Note: Students are accepted conditionally until all required pre-clinical documents are received by the end of the third week of class and approved for clinical/lab attendance.

** Criminal Background Check is due BEFORE the first day of class.  All students accepted into a MGCCC IV Certification course must obtain a criminal background check from a MGCCC Campus Police Office. The $65 criminal background check payment is not included in the IV Certification program cost.  The payment is made at the campus business office with the receipt presented at the Campus Police Office in order for testing to take place.  Campus Police Office contact numbers are:

Jackson County Campus – (228) 497-7690
Perkinston Campus – (601) 928-6327
Harrison County Campus – (228) 896-2516
George County Center – (601) 766-6447

Note: A background check with any possible disqualifying event will be reviewed by a committee for acceptance into the program. You must provide a Court Abstract from the respective courthouse for all arrests/charges that may appear on your background check. This process may take several weeks to approve or deny; students will not be allowed to attend the program until approval has been given. Committee approval is based upon "MS Code 43-11-13" related to clinical attendance.

Note:  MGCCC reserves the right to substitute instructors, change class schedules, and cancel programs due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen circumstances.

For additional information regarding healthcare continuing education courses, please contact:

A'Kendal Woodard
dministrative Assistant
imulation Center/Continuing Education
Bryant Center at Tradition
19330 Hwy 67
Biloxi, MS  39532
Office: 228-267-8648

Jessica Fudge, BMSc, RT (R)(CT)
Continuing Education Coordinator
Bryant Center at Tradition
19330 Hwy 67
Biloxi, MS  39532
Office: 228-267-8676

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