AZVAN - Arterial Fundamentals: Ultrasound-Guided Arterial Catheter Insertion Course
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Join us for our ultrasound guided arterial line insertion course on December 7th. Sponsored by Teleflex. 4.0 CE's will be given to attendees which can be used towards the renewal of your VABC.

When: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Where: Gateway Community College
108 N 40th St
Center for Health Careers Education Building
Phoenix, Arizona  85034
United States

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Course Overview:

The Arterial Fundamentals: Ultrasound-guided Arterial Catheter Insertion simulation course provides best practices for arterial catheter insertion and use for new and experienced inserters. This four-hour program includes didactic and simulation training with rotations through hands-on stations reinforcing insertion practice, increasing procedural confidence.

Learning objectives:

•Perform ultrasound scanning to identify anatomical structures, verify vessel health and identify appropriate insertion area

•Demonstrate the use of ultrasound for arterial catheter insertion

•Review and practice aseptic technique including hand hygiene, gowning, gloving, establishing a sterile field, draping, proper dressing and securement of arterial catheters

Hands-on stations include:

•Transducer set up and troubleshooting

•Site selection  ▪Device insertion  ▪  Insertion review with simulation and anatomical ultrasound assessment  ▪  The course also includes:

•Hand hygiene  ▪  Gowning  ▪  Gloving  ▪  Establishing a sterile field

•Draping  ▪  Proper dressing  ▪  Securement of arterial catheters