Insertion of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters - CST49

Insertion of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters

by Dawn Demangone-Yoon, MD
(4.6 / 140 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Surgical Technology (1.50 CE Credit)

Price: $7.00
CE-PRO Price: $3.50


This module discusses insertion of a peritoneal dialysis catheter. Sterility both during and after the procedure are paramount to prevent peritonitis. The CST and CSFA must be up to date as it is not a well-known procedure but is being performed more frequently today with compliant patients. 


The goal of this continuing education program is to provide surgical technologists with accurate information about peritoneal dialysis catheters, indications for their insertion, how they are inserted and the potential complications. After studying the material presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the indications and contraindications of peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion
  • Describe how peritoneal dialysis catheters are inserted
  • List the complications of peritoneal dialysis catheters

Approval Information
This course is approved for surgical techs from August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2022.
This continuing education activity is approved for 1.5 CE credits by the Association of Surgical Technologists, Inc., for continuing education for the Certified Surgical Technologist and Certified Surgical First Assistant. This recognition does not imply that AST approves or endorses any product or products that are included in enduring materials.

Course Originally Released on: 5/4/2018
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/4/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 7/31/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

Sort By
Aletha R - durham , NC  ·  Mar 31, 2020
have to read carfully
Was this review helpful?  0
Elaine W - Nashville, NC  ·  Mar 26, 2020
great content. very informative
Was this review helpful?  0
Christi T - Stockton, CA  ·  Mar 25, 2020
I enjoyed this module
Was this review helpful?  0
Jeannine B - ewing, NJ  ·  Mar 25, 2020
This was a nice refresher for my practice
Was this review helpful?  0
LaVerne B - Sacramento, CA  ·  Mar 23, 2020
Very informative, learned a great deal.
Was this review helpful?  0
  Page: of 12  
Price: $7.00
CE-PRO Price: $3.50