Syringe infusion pumps allow for precise delivery of concentrated IV medications at low infusion rates. However, the operation of syringe pumps is not as simple as it appears. Seemingly minor nuances of user technique can have significant clinical consequences, including delays in medication delivery, hemodynamic instability, loss of sedation, and increased pain.
Understanding how syringe pumps work is crucial to understanding how complications occur. In this course, you will learn principles and techniques that will help you deliver the best outcomes for patients.