Phlebotomy at the Beside: Where Does Ultrasound Fit In? [virtual]

This session will describe the development process and outcomes of a pilot program to broaden the vascular access skills of bedside nursing staff to include phlebotomy. It will discuss relevance for this practice, recommended support for this practice, and implementing evidence-based practice. Additional discussion in this session will include outcome monitoring and working through identified barriers to the program.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the value of specialty training for bedside nursing staff to perform ultrasound-guided IV insertion and phlebotomy. 
  • Discuss the process for program development and outcomes monitoring.
  • Recognize potential barriers to implementation and sustainability.

Contact Hours: 1
CRNI® RUs: 2

Britt Meyer, PhD, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC, NE-BC

Duke University Hospital

Dr. Britt Meyer, chair of the Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation, leads the vascular access team at Duke University Hospital and presents nationally and internationally on a variety of infusion and vascular access topics. She is well-published in the specialty and is passionate about empowering clinicians to provide safe and effective care. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member for the East Carolina University School of Nursing.

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Live event: 05/19/2024 at 3:45 PM (EDT) You must register to access.
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