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In this program, we describe the importance of creating an environment that prevents the transfer of microorganisms to the patient during a vascular access procedure, then provide step by step instructions for how to set up a sterile field prior to a vascular access procedure.

How to Create a Sterile Field

Providing a protective barrier to protect the patient from the transfer of microorganisms is critical to patient safety during a vascular access procedure. This program explains why a sterile field is necessary for the protection of the patient, then provides step by step instructions for how to create a sterile field when prepping for a vascular access procedure.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15304 Continuing Nursing Education also provided through Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-1594
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Vessel Health and Preservation
Intro to Vascular Access Devices
Basic Vein Anatomy
Intentional VAD Selection
MAGIC Indications
Applying Device Selection Practices
Components of a Vascular Access Device
How to Create a Sterile Field
Peripheral Vein Anatomy
Ultrasound - What Do I See On The Screen?
PIV-Validating Successful Insertion
The Importance of Evidence-Based Practices
Clinically Indicated Catheter Removal
When is a Midline NOT Indicated
Midline - Validating Successful Insertion
Methods of Securement
Legal Aspects of Infusion Therapy
Basic Principles of Blood Draws

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