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Untangling Complications Associated with Central Venous Catheters (CVC) (T21)

Mar 26 | 9:45AM - 11:15AM


Infections and Central Venous Catheters: Current Perspectives and Evidence Base
Shannon Novosad, MD, MPH

Leading the Way: Organizational Committment to Reducing Central Line Complications
Patricia Worthington, MSN, RN, CNSC

The ASPEN CVC Guidelines and CRBSI Prevention Strategies for Home Patients
Debra Kovacevich, MPH, RN

Marianne Opilla, RN, CNSC


  1. Summarize emerging interventions to prevent central line associated blood stream infections (CLABSIs) from the perspective of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention
  2. Explain the importance of an organizational approach to prevention of thrombosis and CLABSI
  3. Review the new CVC guidelines from ASPEN
  4. Discuss catheter-salvage strategies in long term PN patients with a catheter related bloodstream infection

LEARNING LEVEL: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-19-040-L04-P
E CREDIT: 1.5 hours

Presented by the ASPEN Nutrition Support Nurses Section