$26.00

i 1.50 Hours

Course Overview

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.

About the Course Author

Dr. Demangone-Yoon is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who has been in clinical practice for more than 20 years. Additionally, she has remained active in medical education during her career through multiple formats including an emergency medicine residency program and online medical education companies.

 

Dawn Demangone-Yoon, MD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

  • Association of Surgical Technologists

    1.50HOURS

    This course is approved for surgical techs from 08/01/2019 to 7/31/2022.

    Review Date: 06/01/2020


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-CST49
  • Hours:

    1.50
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-06-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2021-05-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe how peritoneal dialysis catheters are inserted; Discuss the indications and contraindications of peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion; List the complications of peritoneal dialysis catheters
  • Outline:

    Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Content Page
    Disadvantages of Peritoneal Dialysis
    Indications
    Contraindications
    Anesthesia
    Patient Position
    Types of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters
    Equipment
    Surgical Technique
    Percutaneous Technique
    Checking Catheter Function
    Care After Insertion
    Complications
    Clinical Vignette
    Conclusion
    Course Contributor
    References
    Congratulations
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Surgical Technologists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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