Central Venous Catheterization (Internal Jugular)

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What you'll learn

Central venous catheterization is a common procedure carried out in a hospital setting and is used for a variety of reasons including intravenous administration of specific drugs, parenteral nutrition, hemodialysis, and to aid in the diagnosis of cardiac failure. The placement of central venous catheterization or CVC is an invasive and skill required technique which is generally performed by clinicians, techniques, nurses, nurse anesthetist, nephrologists, interventional cardiologists, Health care professionals, etc. It is used in certain clinical situations like obtaining vascular access, central venous pressure monitoring, and during any intensive therapy.read more »»

The most commonly preferred vein for these procedures is the internal jugular vein. To access this vein, thorough knowledge of the anatomical relationship between the internal jugular vein and the carotid artery and their position with respect to ultrasound is very important. It is essential to acquire psychomotor skills to perform venous cannulation under ultrasound guidance. Safe placement of the venous catheters is a challenging task for health care professionals which can avoid many complications such as Damage to central veins, Pulmonary, or lung, complications, Cardiac complications, Device dysfunction, Infections, etc. Educating yourself and improving knowledge on these complications will help in expertise on central venous catheterization.

Therefore, this course teaches you how to safely prepare for and insert a central venous catheter into the internal jugular vein. Including both Learn and Test modes, the online simulator offers a clinical scenario that tests your ability to perform a central venous catheterization of the internal jugular vein.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • life science graduates

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Pre-procedure considerations related to central venous catheterization
  • To visualize the anatomy of the rib cage, the underlying great vessels of the heart, and the jugular vein in relation to surrounding structures
  • How to prepare for central venous catheterization of the jugular vein
  • To practice and perfect your skills in inserting a central line into the jugular vein
  • How to perform the modified Seldinger technique
  • How to secure the cannula

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