Intravenous literature: INS (2010) The Role of the Registered Nurse in Determining Distal Tip Placement of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters by Chest Radiograph. Journal of Infusion Nursing. 33(1), p.19-20.
As a leader in infusion therapy, the Infusion Nurses Society (INS) recognizes the expanding scope of practice of the licensed registered nurse in the field of infusion therapy. It is the position of INS that a qualified registered nurse may determine the distal tip placement of peripherally inserted central catheters by chest radiograph.