Our very own Andrew Jackson offers up an educational podcast that discusses the clinical benefit of the VIP score. In addition, Andrew describes exactly how users (clinical teams) and patients benefit from IV site monitoring with the VIP score.

Peripheral IV Bundle with VIP Score

Linda Kelly is Clinical Nurse Advisor with Vygon (UK) Ltd. Linda has a long and illustrious career in vascular access as a clinical nurse. In this podcast, Linda gives us a fascinating insight into her PhD study on the experience of patients living with a vascular access device. We discus the three clear themes that emerged from her study. As a taster (spoiler alert), I can tell you these are ‘device acceptance’, ‘dissatisfaction with repeated peripheral cannulation’ and ‘bewilderment and dismay at lack of staff competence’.