Activity

Activity ID

2409

Expires

June 1, 2023

Format Type

Internet

CME Credit

1

Fee

$13-$26
CME Provider

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Description

This course will examine the causes of IV infiltration and extravasation, review the literature, and give guidelines for prevention and management of complications. Included in the course is a case report that highlights an adverse outcome that is all too common in perioperative care.

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No

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Educational Objectives

List the factors that predispose to IV infusion injury
Define the terms extravasation, infiltration and compartment syndrome
Identify medications and fluids used in the perioperative setting that are vesicants
Plan an approach to management of IV infusion injuries including extravasation and compartment syndrome

Keywords

IV, extravasation, infiltration, compartment syndrome

Competencies

Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

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