Study Guide for
Vascular Access Certification

This study guide is intended to provide an overview of basic vascular access-related knowledge with which a vascular access clinician should be familiar, to assist in preparation for taking the Vascular Access Certification exam.  This guide is NOT a vascular access textbook, and is not intended to be comprehensive in content. The study guide is NOT intended to be the only source of study material for the VA-BC™ exam. For more information about the exam go to


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