This 1-hour self-paced virtual course is intended to fulfill the theoretical component for the selection, insertion, and maintenance of adult Hemodialysis catheters. The participant can expect in-depth and comprehensive discussions regarding Hemodialysis Catheters.
At the end of this course the participant should be able to:
Have a basic understanding of kidney disease, dialysis, and associated vascular access points
Verbalize understanding of the types of hemodialysis catheters and identify specific catheter attributes
Discuss the potential complications of a hemodialysis catheter
Verbalize understanding of care and maintenance of hemodialysis catheters and strategies to blood stream infections