IV Starts & Medication Infusions
OCTRI research nurses are highly experienced in providing intravenous (IV) access, administering medications, and gathering clinical samples or study specimens through an IV while giving careful attention to a participant's comfort and the protocol's data collection requirements.
The inpatient and outpatient units of the Clinical and Translational Research Center are equipped with syringe infusion pumps and Alaris™ multichannel infusion pumps for medication administration and fluid infusion.
Members of the nursing staff are also experienced in intensive blood drawing and pharmacokinetic monitoring. The Clinical and Translational Research Center can accommodate pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies.