IV Therapy and vascular access devices - a national and international update
Sue Rowlands IV Resource Team Lead
Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust
• innovations, developments and research
• learning from the Pandemic and current issues
Sue said; "Vascular access is key to patients getting good care delivery and it helps speed recovery."
The difficult IV access patient
Andrew Barton Chair, NIVAS & Nurse Consultant in Vascular Access and IV Therapy
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
• how to develop strategies and protocols to achieve vascular access in patient with poor vein
• how to work with uncomplicated patient who need IV access and what technology can be deployed to assist
Andrew gave tips and advice for reducing IV access complications and improving practice with uncompliant patients including their DIVA protocol, tool for choosing the best vascular access design, and tips for reducing pain.
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