{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} "Just in Case" is Just Not Right: Evidence-Based Practice for Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Management

Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Recognize the evidence fregarding suboptimal management of PIVCs.
  2. Identify the potential complications of PIVCs.
  3. Select the appropriate guidelines for caring for patients who have a PIVC.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate competency in clinical reasoning regarding the appropriate use and management of short peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVCs) in hospitalized patients by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH
  • NM - BON 2.0 CH
  • SC - BON 2.0 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.0 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, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: AJN0123
Published: January 2023
Expires: 12/5/2025
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Gillian Ray-Barruel, PhD, RN, MACN; Mary Alexander, MA, RN