{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} CE Credit - Infusion Topics: SPC Flushing; Pediatric Blood Sampling; CLABSI; CVAD Angioedema

Activity Steps


By participating in this activity you will earn CE Credit.

This issue contains the following articles:
  • Nurses' Short Peripheral Catheter Flushing Practices: Implications for Patient Care, Nursing Education, and Policy
  • A Comparative Study of Blood Sampling From Venipuncture and Short Peripheral Catheters in Pediatric Inpatients
  • Achieving a Zero Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection Rate in 4 Critical Care Units in Lebanon
  • Angioedema Risk Associated With Central Vascular Access Device Declotting

Purpose of Activity

To provide nurses with information to increase their knowledge about current issues affecting infusion nursing practice.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Discern nurses' short peripheral catheter flushing practices and outcomes.
  2. Compare outcomes from 2 methods of blood sampling in pediatric inpatients.
  3. Evaluate strategies to decrease the incidence of central line-associated bloodstream infections.
  4. Identify steps in a procedure using alteplase to declot a thrombotically occluded central vascular access device and the risk and treatment of angioedema from that procedure.
Price: $38.25


  • ANCC 4.5 CH
  • DC - BON 4.5 CH
  • FL - BON 4.5 CH
  • GA - BON 4.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JINNC0919
Published: September 2019
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 51/72 (70%)
Authors: Crystal B. Norton, BSN, RN, et al.; K. Renee Twibell, PhD, RN, CNE, et al.; Sabath Jamous, MSN, RN, et al.; Patricia Zrelak, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, SCRN, CNRN