CRCEs for

Respiratory Therapists

Risk Reduction Strategies for Acute Hemodialysis Catheters


Amy Bardin-Spencer, EdD(c),MS, RRT, VA-BC

Acute hemodialysis catheters are an integral part of therapy for acute and chronic renal failure patients. These devices have both benefits and risks that directly impact patient outcome, care plan and clinical workflow. This webinar will review the use of acute HD catheters, insertion practices to optimize performance and current risk reduction strategies to prevent central line associated blood stream infection (CLABSI) reduction.



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.


Program expires on July 18, 2018 (Nurses) and Sept. 1, 2018  (RTs). Check this website for renewal dates on programs.

To take the test, please go to

You must register first (left column) and you may then take the test.


If you wish to download the handouts for this program

click here


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