ECC : Practical Techniques : Vascular Access

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About the course

This vet nurse CPD online lecture from Louise O'Dwyer MBA BSc(Hons) VTS(ECC) DipAVN(Medical, Surgical) RVN examines IV catheter placement to gain vascular access in detail. It discusses selection and type of IV catheter and routine peripheral vein placement.  It goes on to discuss central IV access using the seldinger techinque, and then also looks at intraosseus infusion. It also discusses maintenance and possible complications involved in vascular access.

Learning Outcomes

The learner will gain knowledge & understanding of :

  • IV Catheter selection & types
  • The placement of IV Catheters
  • The maintenance & possible complications involved


Louise O’Dwyer MBA BSc(Hons) VTS(ECC) DipAVN(Medical, Surgical) RVN

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