ExpiresJune 1, 2023
American Society of Anesthesiologists
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.
ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity
ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
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
IV, extravasation, infiltration, compartment syndrome
Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning & Improvement
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military