Peripherally Inserted Venous Catheter (PIVC) Cannulation, I/V Infusion Therapy and Cannula removal
PIVC cannulation is a skill that is central to manage patients efficiently as many times patient is unable to consume medications orally or even consume fluids. Take this course and get the detail information about Peripherally Inserted Venous Catheter (PIVC) Cannulation, I/V Infusion Therapy and Cannula removal.
Introduction of the course
PIVC cannulation is a skill that is central to manage patients efficiently as many times patient is unable to consume medications orally or even consume fluids. Emergency situations like these or planned OPD procedures may not leave an option for professionals but to use ‘Parenteral’ route.
At the end of the course the learner would be able to:
- Understand the principles behind PIVC insertion
- Demonstrate the skill of performing PIVC insertion
- Understand the procedure of IV infusion therapy
- Perform the procedure of IV infusion therapy
- Understand the concepts related to cannula removal
- Perform the skill of cannula removal efficiently
Often peripheral IV or intravenous approach is used as it is the ‘fastest’ to deliver fluids, electrolytes or medications in the body.
Peripherally inserted vein cannulation (PIVC) insertion is a vital skill to be aced by health professionals in any health care setting. It provides an efficient access to deliver medications, fluids and nutritional therapy.
Intravenous infusion therapy refers to utilization of IV access site to deliver therapeutic treatment.
A dilemma faced by professionals while using an IV access site is the duration for which it can be safely used. Many might debate the continued use of an IV site if it is free from signs of complications.