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    Select highlights from the 2021 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice.

    Implementing the latest standards can help you deliver better patient outcomes.

    The Infusion Nurses Society (INS) is an authority in infusion therapy, dedicated to advancing the quality of care around the world. Updated, peer-reviewed standards are published every five years to help guide IV best practices for all clinical settings.

    This 8-page guide distills several sections from the full 230-page 2021 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice1 into a format you can reference quickly.

    Find overviews of selected new and expanded practice recommendations for:

    • Antimicrobial dressings
    • Needleless connector disinfection
    • Vascular access device (VAD) site securement
    • Catheter-associated skin injury
    • Hand hygiene and PPE
    Download highlights from the 2021 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice.

    1 Gorski L, Hadaway L, Hagle ME, et al. Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice, 8th Edition. J Infus Nurs. 2021;44 (suppl 1):S1-S224. doi:10.1097/NAN.0000000000000396. Refer to the document to view verbatim, comprehensive standards and practice recommendations.

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