{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Accidental Intravenous Infusion of Air: A Concise Review

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the accidental intravenous infusion of air.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the physics of air bubbles and the potential lethality from the intravenous infusion of air.
  2. Select issues surrounding the consequences of intravenous air emboli.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: JIN0314B
Published: February 2014
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Robert G. Wilkins, MBChB, FRCA; Martin Unverdorben, MD, PhD
Specialties: Critical Care, Infusion