Carolynn Cassutt, RN, CRNI, VA-BC is an educator and IV Therapist with 40
years experience in nursing in a variety of health care settings including acute
care, ambulatory care centers, long-term care, and home health.
She has extensive specialized training
and experience in IV therapy including
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter
(PICC) and Midline (ML) Catheter
insertion, care, and troubleshooting. She
has trained and mentored many
RNs/MDs in the basic as well as
advanced techniques for insertion, and
troubleshooting of these catheters.
Carolynn has been actively involved in IV
Therapy as the Clinical Coordinator and
IV Clinician for a progressive IV Therapy
department in Denver from 1995 through
2004. Her experiences involved all
vascular access devices.
Her background also includes critical
care and medical–surgical nursing.
Ms. Cassutt is a member of the Infusion Nurses Society and the Association
for Vascular Access. She has been an invited speaker at both of their
National Conferences. She is also an active member of these association
She was awarded IV Nurse of the year for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the
INS in 1998, 2003, 2004 and 2008.
She has been credentialed in the specialty of Infusion Therapy since 1995
with the designation CRNI and board certified in vascular access with the
designation VA-BC since 2011.
She was chosen by the Colorado Board of Nursing to participate in a
committee to review, evaluate and re-write Chapter IX of the Nurse Practice
Act involving LPNs in IV Therapy and Venous Blood Collection. Her LPN IV
Certification Course is credentialed by the Colorado Board of Nursing.
Her legal experience includes screening medical records for merit,
depositions and expert witness testimony for IV related cases. She is a
member of the AALNC.
RN, CRNI, VA-BC