In Ontario Registered Practical Nurses can insert IV's if certified by the facility and if their policies permit it. They may not be taught to do this in school but are taught how to monitor and disconnect the IV. Each school and facilities have policies stating what students can and cannot due but in this case a skill was not taught yet so the client's safety was placed at risk. Every school deals with these incidents differently and it will also depend if an incident report was filed at the facility because if that occured than the instructor has to follow up with the school. Student nurses are expected to be accountable and not take any risks without having sufficient knowledge, skills and competency so if your fortunate remedial plans and reflective journals may be assigned to you to do instead of failing clinical. I have seen nursing students fail because of medication errors or errors with injections so it literally comes down to the discretion of your school because the school has to be accountable and protect its reputation or else facilities will not take their students.