Topics for tonight’s IVchat 8PM ET

There are a few interesting topics lately, so we picked out a few for tonight’s IVchat.

1. July is not the best time to be in a hospital – is there proof?

2. Outbreaks from reuse of single dose vials /Hep C  from reuse of syringes

3. Infusion Nurses Society releases Position Paper on Recommendations for Frequency of Assessment of the Short Peripheral Catheter Site  – click here

And if we feel ambitious, we can continue the discussion on the left over topics from last IV chat…

4. Poll Results: gloves vs. no gloves when palpating for veins – read blog here 

5. Has nursing been overhyped as a career choice – read article here

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