After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1.Explain the indications, contraindications, pitfalls of the placement of intravenous catheters using ultrasound
2. Describe the steps required to set up and clean the ultrasound
3. Describe how to place a peripheral IV under ultrasound guidance and have the necessary understanding to place a catheter using the ultrasound during a live skills session
Seth Gemme, MD FACEP
Associate Medical Director of Emergency Medicine
Baystate Noble Hospital, Westfield MA
Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate Campus
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.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours