Central Lines – What Nurses Need to Know
Upon completion of this continuing education self-study module, the learner is expected to demonstrate enhanced understanding of Central Line Care including maintenance of the various types of central venous access devices and troubleshooting complications.

Course Publication Date: June 14, 2017

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Author:Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE
Course No:CL061417
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Critical Care Medicine
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Learning Objectives
  • Identify three types of central venous access devices that are currently available.
  • Discuss routine care and maintenance for each type of catheter.
  • Describe catheter related complications and interventions used to manage each type of complication.
  • Discuss components of accurate documentation related to central lines.


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