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Vascular Access Solutions You Need to Secure and Protect

Every I.V. site presents the potential for infection, dislodgment, skin damage and other complications. These complications can potentially cause patient discomfort and pain, extended hospital stays, additional therapy, and surgical intervention—even increased patient mortality.

  • As your partner in protecting patients, we want to do everything in our power to help you achieve your goal of zero bloodstream infections. Learn more about free educational resources and evidence-based products to help you stop bloodstream infections before they start.

  • The 3M™ Peak™ Clinical Outcomes Program provides you with the resources and partnership you need to define and achieve the outcomes most important to you, your patients and your organization.

3M Science offers a broad portfolio of innovative tools that can help you protect every I.V. catheter—from insertion to removal. From hand hygiene, skin preps and barrier films to securement devices, transparent dressings, and disinfecting caps, our evidence-based products can help you deliver compassionate care, protect patient and clinician safety, help prevent the risks of costly complications, and improve patient satisfaction.

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Antimicrobial Protection

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Catheter Securement
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Bacterial and Viral Barrier

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    New CE Courses on 2016 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice

    The Infusion Nurses Society recently revised its Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice. Lisa Gorski, chair of both the 2011 and 2016 INS Standards of Practice Committees, presents a two-part program to help update clinicians on the changes.

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    Interested in learning how 3M solutions align with the 2016 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice?

    Download the 3M quick guide to the 2016 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice.

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    3M℠ Health Care Academy

    3M℠ Health Care Academy offers free, quality educational content in a flexible online format. Choose from more than 50 CE credit courses to support your professional development

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    The 35 to Know

    We’re honoring 35 clinicians, thought leaders and pioneers who have advanced IV care and wound care and positively impacted patient outcomes around the world.

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1.Survey of 650 infection preventionists and clinicians, commissioned by 3M and conducted by a third-party research firm in April 2018.