Iowa Nurses Association

New Standards for In-Office Infusion Centers

Posted about 2 months ago

Over the last few years, the number of infusion centers or providers and services they provide has increased. These centers offer services such as infusion and injection services such as "hangover cures" and vitamin cocktail drips. Learn more about infusion centers.
 
As this service in spas or clinics grows in numbers, the National Infusion Center Association (NICA) has issued a minimum standard of care for these in-office providers. The goal is that these standards are able to solidify a health and safety standard across this growing field. The specific standards addressed are:
  • Where and how medications are prepared
  • Number of clinicians to patients
  • Provider skills
  • Readily available supplies

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