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"Evidence Based Medicine" is the gold standard for infusion therapy as well as vascular access. This course will teach you about intraosseous (IO) devices on the market today. Evidence and scientific research has been collected for over a decade; and it is proving true that an IO device is a very effective infusion method. Healthcare providers will also learn about the different types of IO devices, insertion and removal steps, complications, contraindications, and much more.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Chapter 1: Introduction to Intraosseous Devices
Chapter 2: Anatomy and Physiology of Bones
Chapter 3: Types of Devices
Chapter 4: Intravenous Catheters‐Intraosseous Devices, and Central Venous Catheters
Chapter 5: Education and Training
Chapter 6: Other Considerations
Chapter 7: References
Kevin Stansbury, MBA, BSN, BS, RN, CEN, VA-BC, is a Registered Nurse with over 25 years’ experience in the medical field including critical care, emergency medicine, and infusion therapy. He is currently living and working in the Central Valley of California. Kevin is a 13-year veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as a combat medic and nurse. He received several military decorations during his tours in Desert Shield and Desert Storm, including an Army Achievement Medal, an Army Commendation Medal, and the Kuwaiti Liberation Medal. Kevin also received his Expert Field Medical Badge while serving two tours in Korea.Read Full Bio