{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} CE Credit - Infusion Topics: Ultrasonography; Anemia; PICC Insertion; Pregnancy Autoimmune Disease

Activity Steps


By participating in this activity you will earn CE Credit only. There are no Recertification Units awarded for this activity.

This issue contains the following articles:
  • Ultrasonography-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Access in Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Hospital-Acquired Anemia: A Contemporary Review of Etiologies and Prevention Strategies
  • Chronic Anemia and the Role of the Infusion Therapy Nurse
  • Measurement of Vein Diameter for Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Insertion: An Observational Study
  • Pregnancy-Related Challenges in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on current issues affecting infusion nursing practice.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Analyze whether the use of ultrasound for insertion of peripheral catheters in children increased the insertion success rate and reduced complications.
  2. Select etiologies, outcomes, and prevention and management strategies for some of the more common causes of hospital-acquired anemia.
  3. Examine the assessment and delivery of medication therapy to patients with chronic anemia.
  4. Determine the effect of patient factors on peripheral vein diameter and vein thromboses.
  5. Examine challenges in managing pregnant patients with established systemic autoimmune diseases (SADs).
Price: $59.50


  • ANCC 7.0 CH
  • DC - BON 7.0 CH
  • FL - BON 7.0 CH
  • GA - BON 7.0 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 Board of Nursing, #50-1223, Florida Board of Nursing, #50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: JINNC0915
Published: Sep/Oct 2015
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 28/40 (70%)
Authors: Ariane Ferreira Machado Avelar, PhD, RN, et al.; Niels D. Martin, MD, FACS, et al.; Jeffrey Betcher, RPh, BCOP; Rebecca Sharp, BN, BHSc (Hons), et al.; Mara Taraborelli, MD, et al.
Specialties: Critical Care, Infusion, Trauma