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1

What do you need to do before hand hygiene?

Open packaging and prime that add on device

2

What do you need to do before you put on gloves?

Apply the tourinequet and locate the IV site

Cleanse the IV site

3

How is the cannula actually inserted?

Fold down wings of cannula

Skin traction

Insert cannula at 10-45 degree angle and when there is flashback lower the angle and advance a further 1-2 mm

4

What do you do immediately after inserting the cannula?

Release tourniquet

Remove stylet whilst applying pressure on beyond the IV tip

Keep white cap if not using a primed add on device

Attach white cap or primed add on device

Secure cannula with dressing

Flush

5

What are the important steps after flushing the cannula?

Hand hygiene

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Reassess the patient for any problems after 30 minutes, 2 - 4 hours, 24 hours

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