IVTeam Phils Hub
This copy of the procedures from the 7th edition of the
Nursing Standards on Intravenous Practice
by ANSAPwas reproduced for educational purposes of Filipino student nurses and registered nurseswho need to review and study the procedures prior to actual IVT training and practicum.
8. Using the appropriate IV cannula, pierceskin with needle positioned on a 15-30degree angle.9. Upon flashback visualizationdecrease the angle, advancethe catheter and stylet (1/4inch) into the vein, check if tipof catheter can be rotatedfreely inside the vein.10. Position the IV catheter parallel tothe skin. Hold stylet stationary andslowly advance the catheter until thehub is 1mm to the puncture site.11. Slip a sterile gauze under the hub. Release the tourniquet, remove thestylet while applying digital pressure over the catheter with one fingerabout 1-2 inch from the tip of the inserted catheter.