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12 - Continuing Ed Credits
45 Manual(s)/documents included with course
62 test questions
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This pathway provides the education for clinicians to develop a thorough knowledge of how to effectively and safely manage the care of vascular access devices.

Complete Pathway Bundle Fundamentals of VAD Management

The major portion of time spent during the life of a vascular access device is not on insertion, but with management of the device. It stands to reason that all clinicians responsible for care and maintenance of these devices have a thorough knowledge of how to effectively and safely manage the care. This fundamentals pathway covers evidence-based practices for securement, dressing changes, flushing, blood draws, use of needleless connectors, complications and best practice guidelines for all vascular access device management.
Courses in the COMPLETE PATHWAY bundle include:
  • 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
  • Dressing and Dressing Changes for VADs
  • Flushing: The Science and Evidence
  • Function and Management of Needleless Connectors
  • Methods of Securement
  • Safe IV Patient Care
  • CLABSI: Implementing the Maintenance Bundle

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15304. Provider approved by Florida Board of Nursing,Provider # 50-1594, and through additional states Arkansas State BON,District of Columbia BON, Georgia BON, New Mexico BON, South Carolina BON, West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses for continuing nursing education. CNE status accepted for states within the USA.
  • Complete Pathway Bundles

    Complete Pathway Bundle IV Therapy Mastery
    Complete Pathway Bundle Foundations of Vascular Access
    Complete Pathway Bundle Fundamentals of VAD Management
    Complete Pathway Bundle Essentials of Infection Prevention