Hi, I am an MA/EMT-B.. I have just starting doing IV's for fluids at the urgent care clinic where I work, under our MD clinic director. I also was given the opportunity to start IV's in the field on our volunteer fire dept, under our FD/Chief/EMT-P. It's definitely a skill and task that many do not wish to do. My last IV start failed due to my lack of practice in the field, nerves and too many lookers I suppose. I was very discouraged . I know of many MA's that are starting IV's in clinics now, under their physicians, etc.