Central Venous Catheter Insertion
Banner Simulation Education offers a course in central venous catheter (CVC) insertion for physicians.
We educate the practitioner on relevant indications, procedural aspects and complications of the operation and help generate the motor skills necessary for safe and efficient line placement.
The two-part curriculum is composed of independent and supervised direction.
Initially the student will review a computer-based didactic sessions well as a take-home journal article. After passing a qualifying examination, the student will participate in an in-class didactic session and line placement exercise.
The course culminates with the student undergoing a rigorous evaluation of motor skills and assessment of competence with regards to the encompassing procedural aspects related to central line placement.
- patient positioning
- sterile precautions
- anatomical features and landmarks
- insertion technique
- post-placement radiograph interpretation
- hand washing
- use of maximal sterile barriers
- use of chlorhexidine
- preparation relevance of catheter insertion site
- lack of benefit from antibiotic ointment
- recommendation to not use prophylactic antibiotic
- prompt removal of unnecessary lines
|Tuesday, April 27||8 a.m. to noon|
|Friday April 30||8 a.m. to noon|
|Wednesday June 2||8 a.m. to noon|
|Friday June 4||8 a.m. to noon|
|Monday Aug. 9||8 a.m. to noon|
|Thursday Aug. 12||1 p.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Monday Sept. 13||8 a.m. to noon|
|Thursday Sept. 16||1 p.m. to 4 p.m.|
|Wednesday Oct. 20||8 a.m. to noon|
|Thursday Oct. 21||8 a.m. to noon|
|Tuesday Nov. 16||8 a.m. to noon|
|Wednesday Nov. 17||8 a.m. to noon|
Course Times Subject to Change -- Contact Center for Pricing
Banner Health designates this education activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.
To register, call 602-839-2500 or E-mail
Registration is final when you receive a confirmation e-mail. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail within 48 hours, please call us.