After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1lDescribe and locate human peripheral venous anatomy

2lDefine the basics of high frequency-low depth ultrasound equipment

3lDescribe the vein/catheter selection process

4IDemonstrate the proper technique for cannulating a vessel using ultrasound

5I List 3 potential complications of peripheral IV insertions while utilizing ultrasound machine


Lauren Sweetser, MD
Pediatric ICU Intensivist
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. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 


Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour(s).  Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Session date: 
03/20/2024 - 10:00am to 11:00am EDT
Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours

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