Covenant Pharmacy provides compliant intravenous services to its long term care resident. Eclipse System
Where possible, Covenant utilizes the Eclipse ball method of preparing IVs. Eclipse balls come in sizes ranging from 100ml to 400ml bags. These bags have a built in filter as well as a pressure device which provides a consistent administration rate. This eliminates the need for hangers and pumps. The ball can be laid anywhere and it still will run fluids in at the stated rate.
Other IV Medications
Some medications are only available using specific drug delivery technologies.
Where appropriate, Covenant uses, Minibag Plus, Advantage, Prefilled and Cassettes (IV pumps)
Equipment and Supplies
Covenant provides IV pumps and a full range of IV supplies
An emergency IV box is also given to each contracted facility so that simple IVs can be started.