FAQ

Frequently asked questions

How long do I have course access?


You will receive one year of course access after purchasing any of our Intravenous Nutritional Therapy Courses.




Is the course online?


Yes! Our courses allows for easy online access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.




Can I ask the instructors questions?


Absolutely! We have live coaching calls twice a month in our Facebook group that you can jump on and have Jason or myself give more in-depth answers to your questions. If you need help between calls our Facebook community of other clinic owners can provide some great in the trenches advice and feedback. Jason and myself are also active in that group and ready to help out.




Does the course include the formulas/recipes for various IV infusions?


Sure it does! This course includes many formulas for a variety of indications. You can follow our protocols exactly or create your own. In the course we teach how to modify and create custom formulas.




Does this course teach me how to modify or create a nutritional formula?


We provide detailed instruction on osmolarity calculations and formula modification. Armed with this information you can tailor your IV to exactly what your patients may need.




Do I have to log into the course at a specific time?


This courses are asynchronous, meaning that you can work your way through the courses whenever it is convenient for you. One of the perks of our online course is that you can learn from the comfort of your home.




Do I receive a certificate of completion at the end of this course?


Yes, for both versions of the course (the business and without the business section) you will be emailed a certificate of completion once you finish the course. IV Therapy Business Accelerator has 25.5 CEs approved by AANA IV Therapy Course (without the business section) is approved for 14.5 AANA CEs Uppon completion of the course you will receive that automated certificate of completion from our course platform but that it is not valid for proof of CEs, thus if you want to receive credits you must email us your name, credentials, email used to enroll in the course and date of completion.




Will I receive CE / CME credit for completing the course?


The Business Accelerator version of the course is approved for 25.5 AANA Approved Class A CE Credits. The IV Therapy Course (Lite version, without the business section) is approved for 14.5 AANA Approved Class A CE Credits. At this time we are not approved for Category 1 CME for Physicians, however Physicians who take our course can self-report Category 2 CME hours.




How many times can I rewatch the course?


You can rewatch the course an unlimited amount of times until the course access expires (12 months from time of purchase). Most of the content is downloadable.




Can I print the slides / course materials?


We have a downloadable workbook that you can use to help guide you through the course and you're free to take whatever notes you like.

Unfortunately due to theft we're not able to provide downloadable audio files or slides any longer.




Is this course for advanced IV Nutritional Therapy providers?


Our courses are foundational course designed for the novice/entry-level IV Nutrition and Micronutrient practitioner.




Will I learn about Pre-op and Post-op IV infusions?


Yes! When it comes to peri-operative IVs, there is nothing standardized and there is little research specifically on peri-op IVs. Therefore recommending a fully evidenced based pre and post-op protocol is impossible. However we recommend creating IVs that focus on the oxidative stress of surgery and boosting healing.




How long will it take to complete the course?


For the IV Nutritional Therapy Course Lite Version the estimated time to complete is 14.5 hours For the IV Nutritional Therapy Business Accelerator version the estimated time to complete is 25.5 hours.




Do you have a Facebook group?


Yes, we have two Facebook Groups. One that is exclusively for paid students and you can access it after you enroll in IV Nutritional Therapy Course and one open group. Click HERE to join the open group IV Therapy Providers Facebook Group.




Will the information regarding licensing and regulations apply to the state where I practice?


The licensing and regulations section contains information on Federal rules regarding USP 797 and how it pertains to IV Therapy Practices. Although nearly all states adopts the USP 797 rules, there are some states that may have additional or slightly varied regulations.
As we are not attorneys or experts in every state’s regulations, it is not possible for us to provide a break down of each state’s rules. We recommend that you consult with the Board of Pharmacy in your state and/or consult an attorney familiar with the regulations in your state.




Do RNs need supervision to run an IV Therapy practice?


As an RN you can own an IV Therapy Practice, however you will need a provider to complete their H&P and order the indicated infusion protocol. Providers are MDs, DOs, Nurse Practitioners (NPs), Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and Physician assistants (PAs). The provider required will vary state by state. Some states allow NPs and CRNAs to practice independently (without physician involvement), others require NPs or CRNAs to collaborate with or be supervised by a physician. You will need to check your state’s Nurse Practice Act to determine the level of physician involvement that is required. If the Nurse Practice Act is vague or unclear we recommend consulting with a healthcare attorney familiar with your state’s scope of practice regulations.




Can I own an IV Therapy Practice and do I need Physician supervision if I am a Provider?


Yes as a Provider you can own an IV Therapy Practice. Providers are MDs, DOs, Nurse Practitioners (NPs), Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and Physician assistants (PAs). Some states allow NPs and CRNAs to practice independently (without physician involvement), others require NPs or CRNAs to collaborate with or be supervised by a physician. You will need to check your state’s Nurse Practice Act to determine the level of physician involvement that is required. If the Nurse Practice Act is vague or unclear we recommend consulting with a healthcare attorney familiar with your state’s scope of practice regulations.




Can a LPN take the course?


An LPN may not be allowed to run infusions in your state, the nurse practice act would provide that information. An RN can administer in every state. As an LPN you can own an IV Therapy Practice, however, you might need an RN to run the infusions and a provider to complete their H&P and order the indicated infusion protocol. Providers are MDs, DOs, Nurse Practitioners (NPs), Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and Physician assistants (PAs). The provider required will vary state by state. Some states allow NPs and CRNAs to practice independently (without physician involvement), others require NPs or CRNAs to collaborate with or be supervised by a physician. You will need to check your state’s Nurse Practice Act to determine the level of physician involvement that is required. If the Nurse Practice Act is vague or unclear we recommend consulting with a healthcare attorney familiar with your state’s scope of practice regulations.




Is there a discount for signing up more than one person?


Yes, definitely! When you buy you have the option to add an extra seat for partners or staff. For IV Therapy Business Accelerator (with business section) $499.
For IV Therapy Course (without the business section) the extra seat is $399. Please email us at info@ivtherapyacademy.com if you are interested in getting an extra seat.




I am from outside of United States, will the course be recognised in my country?


Whether you are from Australia, Canada, India or any other country outside the United States, this course is intended for anyone interested in starting an IV Therapy practice. Although most of our students are physicians, nurse practitioners, or nurse anesthetists, having a medical or nursing license is not a requirement. Unfortunately, we can not speak to any laws or regulations outside United States. If are are unsure whether our program meets the training requirements of your country, we would advise that you consult with an attorney familiar with the regulations in your country. Our course is nationally recognized and we hold the highest educational standards and comply with the requirements set forth by our continuing education accreditor.




Do you have a list with the recommended supplies including emergency supplies?


Yes, we do. For IV Business Acelerator course - please look under the module called The Business of Establishing Nutrition Infusions Into Practice. For IV Therapy Course (no business content) - please look under the module called Gneral IV Therapy Info and you will be able to download the files.




Can a paramedic or EMT open an IV Clinic?


As a Paramedic or EMT you can own an IV Therapy Practice, however you will need a provider to complete the patient's H&P and order the indicated infusion protocol. Providers are MDs, DOs, Nurse Practitioners (NPs), Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and Physician assistants (PAs). The provider required will vary state by state. Some states allow NPs and CRNAs to practice independently (without physician involvement), others require NPs or CRNAs to collaborate with or be supervised by a physician. You will need to check your state’s Nurse Practice Act to determine the level of physician involvement that is required. If the Nurse Practice Act is vague or unclear we recommend consulting with a healthcare attorney familiar with your state’s scope of practice regulations. A paramedic functioning the clinic without someone else there would be questionable, hey are usually with an RN. We recommend that you or the paramedic check with their board and make sure they can infuse the things you are planning on infusing (with an order).




Do you have to be a Medical Professional to take the course?


No, you do not need to be a medical professional to take the course, but to be able to understand the information provided in the course you will need to have some medical knowledge. Most our students are from the medical field. Our courses are foundational course designed for the novice/entry-level IV Nutrition and Micronutrient practitioner. We strongly encourage only people with science and medical background to consider opening an IV Clinic. Business people and Investors can successfully start an IV Business by hiring the right personnel. We have students that are providers such as MDs, DOs, Nurse Practitioners (NPs), Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and Physician assistants (PAs) taking the course. We also have Registered Nurses, LPNs, Paramedics, EMTs and many others.





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