IV Starts - page 4

Help! How many times do you all try to start an IV on a baby? I get so frustrated sometimes. We will normallly try a total of 4 - 6 times(different staff RN's) before calling the NP's. I was ready... Read More

  1. by   Bvmommy
    Amazingly enough I am a LPN, went to college 3 years in a completely different field before taking a LPN course very similar to an RN with an Associates Degree. I have 36 yrs of nursing experience; 13 years in adult critical care & 23 in newborn & Transition Care Nursery. I seldom miss an IV insertion & often called to other units to do it! It is all about skills!! Great Saphenous is first choice!