Prevention and Management of Catheter Occlusion
BD Alaris
This presentation will discuss the different types of catheter occlusion, assessment, troubleshooting, treatment and prevention of catheter occlusions.
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Clinicians caring for central lines must carefully monitor for complications including catheter occlusion, which refers to the inability to infuse or withdraw fluids from a catheter.

For timely medication administration, it is imperative to keep the catheter patent. This presentation will discuss the different types of catheter occlusion, assessment, troubleshooting, treatment and prevention of catheter occlusions.

Speaker
Michele Biscossi, ACNP-BC, MS, RN, CNL, VA-BC
Acute care nurse practitioner and clinical leader
Agenda
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Learning objectives

  • Recognize and understand the difference types of Central Venous Access Device (CVAD) occlusion.
  • Understand the most current, successful treatments of CVAD occlusions.
  • Consider the impact of occluded CVADs have on patient outcomes, clinician efficiency, and associated costs.
  • Be empowered to implement prevention and treatment of CVAD occlusions.
Helpful Information

The presentation is 60 minutes in length and approved by the CA BRN for 1 CE credit.
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