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Part 1 of this series helps the clinician identify, manage and prevent vascular access device complications and promote patient safety.

Complications with VADs - Part 1

Complications with VAD Part 1 focuses on signs, symptoms and information to identify complications with vascular access devices. This course discusses strategies to prevent and avoid complications while teaching treatments and management should complications arise. Part 1 delves into infection, thrombosis, catheter occlusion, phlebitis, catheter migration and catheter rupture.

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 FL
Fundamentals of VAD Management

Applying Best Practices to VAD Management
Basic Principles of Blood Draws
Clinically Indicated Catheter Removal
Complications with VADs - Part 1
Complications with VADs - Part 2
Drawing Blood Cultures - Preventing Contamination
Dressings and Dressing Changes for VADs
Flushing: The Science and Evidence
Function and Management of Needleless Connectors
Methods of Securement
Safe IV Patient Care
VAD Assessment Best Practices