Ultrasound for Guided Venous Access

By |2022-08-29T21:54:25+00:00March 25, 2022|Course Information, Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS)|

While any visit to the hospital looks different, depending on the patient and their needs, a pretty common procedure done is the placement of an intravenous catheter to provide fluids, medicine, or both. These are so common in fact, that somewhere between 150 to 200 million are placed every year in the United States, according to Presley and Isenberg. Maverick Medical Education knows there are a growing number of uses of point of care ultrasound (POCUS) and the correct placement of these lines is one of them.