Goals and Objectives

  • Resident will be comfortable obtaining central venous access

Learning Objectives

For the procedure of central venous access, resident will be able to:
  • Describe indications and contraindications (if any)
  • List commonly utilized anatomic locations
  • Describe any common or severe complications associated with each site
  • Name and describe equipment required
  • List and describe the steps involved
  • Demonstrate the ability to properly perform each step of the procedure from memory

Recommended Resources

Prior to Conference

  • Central Line Set-up (EMCrit)

  • Internal Jugular Sheath Introducer Insertion (Mount Sinai Hospital)

Additional Resources


Anatomic Sites

Catheter Types

Original Post by Eric Shappell on 06/13/2015
Last Updated by Eric Shappell on 04/30/2016 Contact / Feedback