Venous Catheters: Peripheral & Central Update
The purpose of this course is to describe proper placement of central and peripheral venous catheters. The proper care required to prevent potential infection and problems associated with the use of central and peripheral venous catheters is also included.

Course Publication Date: September 10, 2021

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:VC061521
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills required of the nurse for IV insertion.

  • Discuss two issues that have been discussed in recent years regarding use of IVs.

  • Explain three problems associated with use of IV access for patient care.

  • Discuss the importance of handwashing and aseptic technique with placing and maintaining central and peripheral venous catheters.


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