The purpose of this course is to review the care that a central venous catheter requires including flushing, dressing changes, and needleless connector changes.
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Caring for a CVC
A. Flushing a CVC
B. Changing a CVC Dressing
C. Changing Needleless Connection Devices
Section 3: Conclusion
B. Course Contributor
Jennifer W. Burks is a Curriculum Designer in Post-Acute Care for Relias. She has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing, "I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints." Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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