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Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring: Know Your Numbers and Lines

Author(s): Barbara Leeper, Cynthia Goodrich

Contact Hours 2.50

CERP A 2.50

Expires Nov 15, 2026

Topics: Hemodynamics

Population: Adult

Role: Staff

Fees
Member: Free
NonMember: $25.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

This session provides an overview of invasive pressure monitoring. This includes a discussion of arterial lines, central venous catheters and pulmonary artery catheters. Content includes pressure monitoring set-up, waveform analysis and troubleshooting. Clinical indications are reviewed. Complications and key safety factors and the unique consideration related to the care of patients with invasive hemodynamic monitoring are emphasized during this presentation.

Objectives

  • Discuss indications for invasive hemodynamic monitoring.
  • Identify arterial, central venous and pulmonary artery waveforms.
  • Describe key safety factors related to the care of patients with arterial lines, central venous catheters and pulmonary artery catheters.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity, read Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes, and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.

Accreditation

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 1036, for 2.50 contact hours.

Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN, ANCC, or CBRN approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.

Disclosure

Any relevant relationship between an ineligible company and an individual with the ability to influence clinical content will be identified by the Nurse Planner within the activity. Any relevant relationship between an ineligible company and an individual with the ability to influence clinical content has been mitigated.

AACN programming meets the standards for most states that require mandatory continuing education contact hours for license and/or certification renewal. AACN recommends consulting with your state board of nursing or credentialing organization before submitting CE to fulfill continuing education requirements.

Refund Policy

Continuing Education Activities are nonrefundable.