The Role of the Registered Nurse in the Insertion of Nontunneled Central Vascular Access Devices

As the result of requests from several state boards of nursing, INS convened a task force to determine if insertion of central vascular access devices by appropriately trained registered nurses (RNs) should be recommended. The task force consisted of RNs and advanced practice registered nurses with infusion therapy experience in various practice settings. The results are presented in the following INS position paper. (09/14/2017)

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As the result of requests from several state boards of nursing, INS convened a task force to determine if insertion of central vascular access devices by appropriately trained registered nurses should be recommended. The task force consisted of RNs and advanced practice registered nurses with infusion therapy experience in various practice settings. The results are presented in the following INS position paper. (09/14/2017) You must register to access.