Happy IV Nurse Day – Jan 25

In 1980, the professional practice of infusion nursing was formally recognized when the United States House of Representatives declared each January 25 as IV Nurse Day. This recognition was the beginning of what the infusion nursing specialty has become. Specialization marks the advancement of nursing practice. It signifies that nursing has moved from a global…

What if Santa needed an IV?

A re-post from a fews years back… IF SANTA CLAUS WAS AN INFUSION PATIENT….. 1. It would be very difficult to get an accurate patient information. Imagine this.. Nurse: Please tell me your name? Patient: “St. Nicholas” but you call me“Santa Claus“. I am also called Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, and many other different names…

Always thankful

Today and always, we are very grateful for your support. We hope the infusionnurse blog continues to be a resource and provide useful information. Wishing you and your family and friends a warm and happy Thanksgiving!

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…