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Activity Steps


By participating in this activity you will earn CE Credit.

This issue contains the following articles:
  • Central Vascular Access Device Complications in Pediatric Home Care Patients Managed by Family Caregivers or Nurses
  • Emotional Hazards of Nurses' Work: A Macro Perspective for Change and a Micro Framework for Intervention Planning
  • Administration of 3% Sodium Chloride Via a Peripheral Vein
  • It Depends: Decision-Making for Insertion and Removal of Short Peripheral Catheters

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Compare complications and outcomes of central vas- cular access devices (CVADs) in pediatric home care patients managed by nurses or family caregivers.
  2. Identify interventions to counter the affective demands of nurse caregiving.
  3. Define components of burnout, compassion fatigue, and moral distress.
  4. Analyze issues related to the administration of 3% sodi-um chloride (NaCl) through a peripheral intravenous catheter (PIVC) to treat symptomatic hyponatremia.
  5. Apply principles of administering 3% NaCl through a PIVC to a patient with symptomatic hyponatremia.
  6. Choose internal influences on decision-making regard-ing the insertion and removal of short peripheral catheters (SPCs) identified in a qualitative study at a southeastern US medical center.
  7. List external influences affecting SPC decision-making at that southeastern US medical center.
Price: $63.75


  • ANCC 7.5 CH / 2.5 APH
  • DC - BON 7.5 CH
  • FL - BON 7.5 CH
  • GA - BON 7.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours (APH)

Test Code: JINNC0321
Published: March 2021; Vol 43, No 2
Expires: 3/3/2023
Required Passing Score: 28/40 (70%)
Authors: Michelle Curley , RN, CRNI, et. al.; Deborah A. Boyle , MSN, RN, AOCNS®, FAAN, et. al.; Norma A. Metheny , PhD, RN, FAAN, et. al.; Annette M. Bourgault , PhD, RN, CNL, FAAN