Module 3 – Shared Infusion Volume – Part One


This is the first module in a two part series about shared infusion volume. This first module focuses on common hazards associated with medications remaining in IV tubing and components. In particular, this module covers:

  • The definition of shared infusion volume
  • Shared infusion volume considerations after the administration of an IV medication syringe push dose
  • Shared infusion volume considerations in relation to changing IV bags with different medication concentrations
  • Shared volume considerations in relation to central venous pressure monitoring and IV medication administration