IV and IO Access in Pediatric Resuscitation

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What you'll learn

Access is very important in emergencies, and the most common access a physician tries to get is IV and IO access both in adults and in children. Obtaining reliable vascular access in children is challenging due to small mobile veins and increased subcutaneous fat. read more »»

Pediatric patients are less cooperative, and the psychological trauma due to repeated procedures will lead to a more difficult situation. Establishing access is an essential component of resuscitation during cardiac arrest, and thorough knowledge on IV access sites, venous anatomy, how to place the catheter, when to place is very important for a health care professional to know.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students are interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will be able to understand

  • IV and IO access
  • Types of IV access and IO access
  • Types of catheters used for access
  • Procedure for peripheral vein access
  • Sites for IV and IO access


Dr. Nameeth Jerath



Dr. Nameet Jerath is a Pediatrician in Sarita Vihar, Delhi, and has experience of 21 years of in this field. Dr. Nameet Jerath practices at Kids’ Clinic in Sarita Vihar, Delhi, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in Sarita Vihar, Delhi, and Apollo Cradle in Nehru Place, Delhi. He completed MBBS from A P Singh University, Rewa in 1995, and MD – Pediatrics from Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya, Indore, M.P. in 1999.

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