Ultrasound Guided PIV Insertion

Program outline:

  • Review fundamentals of sonography and identification of blood vessels
  • Locate peripheral catheter insertion site with an ultrasound
  • Administer local anesthesia for deep and difficult veins
  • Brief methods to aseptically insert UGPIV catheter
  • Explain UGPIV catheter insertion and troubleshooting techniques
  • Practice UGPIV catheter insertion technique

Practice session:  Attendees locate and identify veins on each other with an ultrasound and then practice peripheral catheter insertion techniques on a Blue Phantom vein pad.

Key Words: Ultrasound certification Ultrasound IV Placement- IV  Certification Program – Ultrasound IV Course for nurses – Ultrasound Guided PIV Certification