CRCEs for

Respiratory Therapists

Reducing Complications: Selection & Management of
Central Venous Catheter Exit Sites

Gail Egan, MS, ANP Nurse Practitioner

Selecting and managing exit sites for central venous catheters are important parts of device placement and management. Exit sites that are properly positioned can result in improved comfort for patients, and fewer complications. This webinar will discuss exit site selection, securement and the prevention and management of bleeding associated with central venous catheter exit sites.



To earn continuing education credit, do the following:

  1. Watch complete program.
  2. Register, and complete the post-test and evaluation form at
  3. To earn 1.0 contact hours of continuing education, you must achieve a score of 70% or more.
  4.  If you do not pass the test you may take it over one more time. Your results will be issued immediately after completing the post-test and evaluation.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this webinar participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss options for the selection of central venous catheter exit sites
  2. Propose strategies to prevent bleeding related complications from the exit site
  3. Describe options for management of bleeding at central venous catheter exit sites


To take the test, please go to

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If you wish to download the handouts for this program

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Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Provider # CEP 14477 for 1.0 contact hours. This certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of 4 years after the course is completed.


Provider approved by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider # CE 50-17032 for 1.0 contact hours.


This Non-traditional program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving TX 75063