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Sports Medicine Symposium

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9600 Broadway Ext

Oklahoma City, OK 73114

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AT Utilization & Clinical Establishment of IV Access and Fluid Administration to Improve Patient Care

Presented by: Eric J. Fuchs, DA, LAT, ATC, AEMT

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, a participant will be able to:

  • Identify common medical and traumatic injuries that the establishment of IV access or IV fluid administration would improve patient morbidity or mortality rates

  • Identify the required supplies needed to establish IV access on patients

  • Identify and understand the impact of state practice acts upon ability for ATs to provide IV access on patients

  • Demonstrate how to properly monitor and set-up IV fluids, manage and discontinue IV access on patient

  • Demonstrate how to properly establish IV access on a patient using IV arm simulators

Course Description of Presentation:

  • This presentation will present the Evidence for IV fluid administration and/or need for IV access of patients by athletic trainers in clinical setting. The presentation will review current evidence in the literature supporting initiation of IV fluid or access by athletic trainers. The presentation will discuss implementation of IV access in clinical setting including review of state practice act, development of protocols and proper handling of IV medications in the AT facility. A review of equipment, supplies and types of IV fluids needed for initiation of IV access or fluid administration will be presented. The IV skills Lab, will provide hands on experience in establishing IV access using simulation arms for providers to become proficient at intravenous access. In the lab participants will also learn how to properly identify and select a vein for IV access. Participants will also be taught and provided opportunity for preparing an IV Bag and line for fluid administration or “Spiking a Bag” to learn how to set-up the IV fluid prior to administration. This presentation is designed to teach the new CAATE 2020 Standard skills regarding IV fluid administration and IV Access are currently being taught in some CAATE Programs and will be taught as part of AT education in all programs starting in 2020. This provides and opportunity for AT’s up-skill there current clinical practice to the new standards.

Target Audience:

  • This program is intended for athletic trainers, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals

Continuing Education:

  • 4 EBPs - Eastern Kentucky University is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Atheltic Trainers. EKU provider number P3683 and Course# C#19464

  • 4 CEUs - Physical Therapy continuing education is pending with the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure.

FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Please use Complimentary Valet or Self- Park in Lot B

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact CJ Fedor at 405-230-9577 or cfedor@mcboh.com

What's the refund policy?

A full refund of confrence registration minus any administrative fees by Eventbrite will be made for request received by July 26th. No Cancellations/refunds will be processed on or after this date.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

yes

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Oklahoma City, OK 73114

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