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document 82a : Ultrasound Guided Peripheral IV Insertion and Blood Draw

The purpose for US guided peripheral IV is to guide catheter placement, reduce central lines in difficult patient populations and increase patient satisfaction overall while saving resources both through higher rates of successful cannulation and fewer adverse events. (Includes link to Competency Verification Record). [Contacts: Kris Blackstone, Philip Balzer, Critical Care Nursing Practice Committee]

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  1. effective date:

    November 05, 2015
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