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Intraosseous Cannulation

Intraosseous Cannulation

Aim: Participants will have a better understanding of the background and theory to IO cannulation

Learning Outcomes: The ability to:

  • Recognise main uses of IO cannulation
  • Understand where to cannulate
  • Discuss problems associated with IO cannulation

Authors: Jon McCormak

Last review date: Jan 2014

Reviewed by: Basith Amjad, NHS GGC

In partnership with: NHS Lothian

Next Review due: Jan 2015

Access: learnPro  or  Turas Learn

The pack has an associated template for a workshop – facilitators handbook can be found here.

Associated equipment – Easi-IO simulator and various equipment available for use on Mobile Skills Unit.