Going Deep: An Implanted Vascular Access Port Review
Recorded On: 05/20/2019
Any “port” in a storm? Not all ports are the same. In this session, learn more about implanted vascular access ports, what they are, what they are not, and what the infusion nurse’s responsibilities are regarding port care, maintenance, and use.
Learning Outcomes: After the session, attendees will be able to compare and contrast his or her current understanding about implanted vascular access ports with the information presented and become aware of areas where practice change may be necessary.
Susanne Conley, MSN, RN, AOCNS®, CPON®
Clinical Specialist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Susanne Conley, MSN, RN, AOCNS®, CPON®, is a clinical nurse specialist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) in Boston. Her work has been published in several professional nursing journals, and she has been the author of chapters for oncology textbooks. She helped develop an infusion team at DFCI focused on best practice for central line care, and was selected as an expert panelist at the Oncology Nursing Society's 2018 Annual Congress for best practice in central line care.
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 2019 in Baltimore, MD are not eligible to receive CRNI® recertification units through this online program.
Contact Hours: 1
To receive contact hours for this educational activity, you are required to attend the entire educational activity and complete the evaluation.
*Note: Participants who attended the live version of this program at INS 2019 in Baltimore, MD are not eligible to receive contact hours through this online program.
Expiration date for receipt of contact hours: May 20, 2022
INS is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.