Stone’s Side 4 – New FAQ post on ultrasound-guided IV placement by nurses

Check it out…

Can ER nurses place ultrasound-guided peripheral IV’s?

…this question has come up quite a few times. The answer is YES.

check out the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Resolution on Ultrasound Guided Peripheral IV Placement by ED Nurses

but what about credentialing, dealing with medical staff, departmental administration, etc? don’t worry, Fernando Lopez at Duke has done all of the leg work for you if you’re interested in getting this started at your institution: