Complications of Vascular Access Devices (VAD) and Intravenous (IV) Therapy

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Description

IV infusion remains a primary means of administering antineoplastic therapy. The presence of an IV access device and the administration of certain types of medication can result in complications. This course reviews risk factors, manifestations of complications, and prevention strategies for vascular access devices.

You will enjoy access for 180 days from date of purchase, after which you will no longer be able to access the course.

To receive nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours, the following requirements must be met prior to the closing date and time of the course: 

  • Achieve 80% or higher on the post‐test. (Note: You will have two [2] attempts to achieve a score of 80% or higher on the post-test.)
  • Completion of the course evaluation. A course evaluation MUST be completed to be granted the NCPD contact hours. The evaluation link is locked until passing the post-test.

Course Topics

  • Vascular Access Devices
  • Intravenous Therapy

Expected Outcomes

  1. Identify risk factors and prevention strategies for complications of vascular access devices and intravenous therapy. 
  2. Describe manifestations of complications of vascular access devices and intravenous therapy. 
  3. Identify key management strategies for complications of vascular access devices and intravenous therapy.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses

ILNA Breakdown

Up to 1.0 ILNA points may be applied to Oncology Nursing Practice OR Treatment.  No more than 1.0 total points may be claimed for the program.

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