This course presents proven pediatric-specific practices for central line insertion and maintenance. Particularly important is the use of bundles to ensure that key practices are employed every time. These guidelines represent the recommended practices developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Healthcare Infection Control Advisory Committee (HICPAC) in 2011, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the work of the Children’s Hospital Association Quality Transformation Network’s (QTN) CLABSI initiative.
- Distinguish the types of information that can be obtained by the various procedures performed in the cardiovascular laboratory.
- Examine the various interventional procedures performed in the cardiovascular laboratory.
- Identify important pre- and post-procedure interventions for the pediatric patient.
- Examine possible complications of cardiovascular laboratory procedures in the pediatric patient.
- Length of the course is approximately 57 minutes
- Available for CNE (.9 contact hours) and CME credit (.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit units).
- Part of our Acute Care Learning Solutions product line
- One of our many patient safety courses dealing with hospital-acquired infections
- Recently reviewed and released in 2018
NOTE: This course is only available to staff at PLS Participating Hospitals through their Learning Management Systems. If you are interested, please check with your organization’s learning staff or contact Patty Kohn to learn more.