After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Correctly identify different central lines.
2. Maintain and care for the central line with proper flushing and dressing changes.
3. Draw blood cultures and obtain labs from a central line.
4. Access the IV grid from the HUB or nursing website.
5. Administer Alteplase to clear a blocked catheter.


Melissa Buxton,  MSN, RN
Nurse Educator S2
Baystate Medical Center

Patricia Coffelt, MSN,RN-BC
Nurse Educator Daly 6A
Baystate Medical Center 

Kimberly Desautels, MSN, RN, CCRN
Nurse Educator D5A & NIU Neuroscience Units 
Baystate Medical Center

Lisa Mayo, MSN, RN
Nurse Educator S6400
Baystate Medical Center

Michele Johansson, MSN, RN, CNL
Nurse Educator D6B
Baystate Medical Center

Brianne Ducharme, RN
IV Nurse
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St.
Mass Mutual Conference Rm 4
Springfield, MA 01199
United States

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