IV Link

​ The IV Link Staff Website is the information portal for IV Link staff in the Canterbury and West Coast areas who currently certify Intravenous Therapy as a competency for staff.

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The aim of this website ​is to

  1. Provide an interface for healthcare providers in the Canterbury region who currently certify intravenous therapy as a competency for staff, to work more closely together, sharing resources and ideas

  2. Assist the Health Care Providers in the Canterbury and West Coast Areas to work together to standardise intravenous therapy processes and practices

The site is run by the Canterbury West Coast IV Resource Group whose aim is; 

"To provide leadership to the Canterbury and West Coast Regions on Peripheral and Central Intravenous Therapy"

The majority of health care providers in the Canterbury and West Coast have representation on the Resource Group.​ 

 What's New!!

Important New Information for IV Link Staff and Preceptors/Educators Sept 2016

LEVEL ONE IV ENDORSEMENT CHANGE – A NEW MEDICATION AND FLUID FOUNDATION PROGRAMME

CHANGES TO THE PRACTICAL CHECKLIST 

 Please click on the following link to find information on changes to the Level 1 IV Therapy Endorsement

New Medication and Fluid Foundation Programme and assessor changes

 

Please click on the links in the directory below to locate the information that you are looking for.​

 

    

Roles & Responsibilities of Staff in the IV Link Process

Roles & Responsibilities of Staff in the IV Link Process

IV Link Study Days

IV Link Study Days are held for Nurses and Midwives to become Certified IV Link Staff. All potiential IV Link Staff must be...

Patient Information Booklets

Find copies of patient information booklets which can be printed out and used with the education of patients on their Central...

IV Link Audit Tools

You can familiarise yourself with the tool, policies, procedures and checking procedure before attempting an audit.

IV Link Useful Resources

A list of useful links and resources around intravenous therapy. You are welcome to print these off and share them.

IV Advisory Group Minutes

Minutes for the IV Advisory Group

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Page last reviewed: 28 September 2016
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