Central Venous Pressure (CVP) monitroing

This course on Central venous pressure (CVP) monitoring prepares nurses to attain skills while working in critical care area in hospital settings. Take this course for free and get the detail information of CVP.

Introduction of the course

This course on Central venous pressure (CVP) monitoring prepares nurses to attain skills while working in critical care area in hospital settings. Central venous pressure (CVP), an estimate of right atrial pressure, has been used to assess cardiac preload and volume status in critically ill patients, assist in the diagnosis of right-sided heart failure, and guide fluid resuscitation.

The objective of this course is to:

  • Understand the concepts related to CVP monitoring
  • Develop skill in measuring CVP
  • Enlist the site of insertion for CVP and catheter care
  • Describe the essential points to be remembered during catheter insertion

Curriculum For This Course

In this module we will discuss about various aspects of Central Venous Pressure (CVP) monitoring.

This part of the module deals with:

  • CVP monitoring-introduction
  • Catheter insertion-essential points
  • Sites of Catheter insertion
  • Measuring CVP
  • Optimal use of system

This part of the module deals with Complications related to CVP line and monitoring and Nursing responsibility related to CVP line insertion and care.

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