Central Vascular Access Devices: Case Studies of Complications
Recorded On: 05/21/2018
Complications related to central vascular access devices (CVADs) during insertion, management, and removal may result in increased patient morbidity and/or mortality, as well as higher health care costs. This session will discuss CVAD-associated bloodstream and local infections, dislodgment, occlusion, thrombosis, breakage, and migration.
After the session, attendees will be able to list potential CVAD-related complications and discuss appropriate interventions for troubleshooting and resolution.
Connie Girgenti, BSN, RN, VA-BC
Sheri Pieroni, BSN, RN, VA-BC
CRNI® RUs: 2
This entire program has been approved for 2 CRNI® recertification units and meets the INS Meeting criteria.
*Note: Participants who attended the live version of this program at INS 2018 in Cleveland, OH are not eligible to receive CRNI® recertification units through this online program.
Contact Hours: 1
*Note: Participants who attended the live version of this program at INS 2018 in Cleveland, OH are not eligible to receive contact hours through this online program.
Expiration date for receipt of contact hours: May 22, 2021