A step-by-step on how to place an intravenous catheter | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Video
In this VETgirl online veterinary continuing education video, we demonstrate a longer, step-by-step process on how to place an intravenous (IV) catheter. This is a common daily procedure that veterinarians and veterinary technicians must feel comfortable performing. We previously discussed this common procedure in our two blogs on how to place an IV catheter and HERE (By Amy Newfield, CVT, VTS (ECC). When in doubt, don’t cause clipper burn, be well prepared, wear gloves (ideally), use aseptic technique and wrap appropriately (depending on how long the catheter will stay in place for.