What’s wrong with this picture?

Last week, I posted this picture on Twitter and Facebook and asked viewers to post what they think is going on. Colleagues on Twitter: A bunch of contaminated syringes. Maybe someone is syringe feeding kittens with these? I can see no other purpose. ? Re use of syringes non sterile syringes :key parts contaminated ,patients…

Unlicensed Assistive Personnel and Infusion Therapy

In case you missed it, the Infusion Nurses Society (INS) has published an updated position paper on The Role of Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP) in the Provision of Infusion Therapy.  UAP is the common term used to describe the various assistive personnel to whom physicians, RNs, and other health care professionals may delegate patient care activities,…

2016 ITSOP: Don’t miss out…

At the end of January, the snail mail delivered the eagerly awaited 2016 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice in my mailbox!! Finally… I must admit, I don’t have all the 2011 Standards of Practice (SOP) memorized – (shocking, I know) so I just had to pull my old copy out to compare and contrast. First thing…