Step 9: Cephalic catheter placement



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  Proceed to tape the catheter in place using 1-in porous hospital grade tape. This is one of several ways to properly secure a catheter. Using another method, such as bandaging material, is fine as long as it is safe and comfortable for the patient and secures the IV catheter firmly in place. It is important to test and flush the catheter after placement.  

More in this package:


Step 1: Clip the area

Step 2: Locate the cephalic vein

Step 3: Disinfect the area

Step 4: Insert the catheter

Step 5: Troubleshoot catheter placement

Step 6: See final catheter placement

Step 7: Place T-set adaptor

Step 8: See final T-set placement

Step 9: Tape catheter

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