CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETER (CVC) - CARE & MAINTENANCE
This 1-hour self-paced virtual course is intended to fulfill the theoretical component for the proper care and maintenance of central venous catheters (CVC’s).
The participant can expect in-depth and comprehensive discussions regarding types of CVC’s and strategies for effective maintenance.
At the end of this course the participant should be able to:
- Define Central Venous Catheters (CVCs) and identify specific CVC attributes.
- Articulate indications and contraindications for CVCs.
- Identify CVC complications and interventions.
- Explain proper flushing and dressing change techniques.